Abhimanyu Mithun

Abhimanyu Mithun

bowler

Full name:Abhimanyu Mithun
Nationality:India
Date of Birth (Age):October 25, 1989 (34)
Zodiac Sign:Scorpio
Height:189 cm
Hometown:Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Batting Style:Right-hand bat
Bowling Style:Right Arm Medium
Social Media:Twitter, Instagram, Facebook

Teams

Career Averages

Bowling

LeagueTestOdiFirst classList aT20
Matches451039675
Innings851889574
Overs120.030.02897.2795.3235.4
Balls-----
Maidens211660502
Runs456203900438761982
Wickets9333813669
Avg50.6667.6626.6328.528.72
SR806051.4335.0920.49
Eco3.86.763.14.878.41
BB421155
4w101630
5w001222
10w00200

Batting

LeagueTestOdiFirst classList aT20
Matches451039675
Innings531235634
Not outs00221812
Runs120511937564131
Balls Faced249552995553107
Avg241719.1714.845.95
SR48.1992.7264.67101.98122.43
Fours1622514013
Fifties00400
Sixies0433295
Highest4624894018
Hundreds00000

Abhimanyu Mithun Career

Abhimanyu Mithun is a very recognised and well-known right-arm medium-fast bowler from Bangalore, Karnataka. Mithun debuted his cricket career in domestic matches in the Ranji trophy in 2009. In his debut match, Abhimanyu Mithun played against Uttar Pradesh and he impressed everyone in that match by taking 11 wickets. He took 6 wickets in the first inning and got 5 wickets in the 2nd inning. Not only that he clinched his first-ever hat trick in that match as First class cricket by taking up the Chawla, Amir Khan and RP Singh's wickets. He played for his hometown Karnataka in that season. Afterwards, he played domestic matches for the same team over the years. In his debut season, Mithun got 47 wickets and he was the highest wicket-taker in the 2009–10 Ranji Trophy season.

Abhimanyu Mithun's best season in the Ranji Trophy was the 2014-2015 season, where he played a crucial role in winning the title for Karnataka. Mithun picked up 52 wickets in just eight matches in that season and was the leading wicket-taker of the tournament. His outstanding consistency and ability to deliver breakthroughs at crucial moments played a vital role in Karnataka's triumph. He took sixteen times 4 wickets haul and twelve times 5 wickets haul in the Ranji Trophy. Abhimanyu Mithun played his last first-class match for Karnataka in 2020 against the Bengal team. In that match also, he performed very impressively and picked up a total of 7 wickets. In the first inning, he picked up 3 wickets and in the second inning he got 4 crucial wickets but could not help Karnataka to win that match.

Abhimanyu Mithun had also a remarkable List A cricket career. He played 96 matches in List A cricket and took a total of 136 wickets at an average of 28.50 and his economy rate was also an impressive 4.87. Mithun made his debut in List A cricket on 3rd March 2008 against Tamil Nadu for the Karnataka team. In that match, Abhimanyu Mithun got no wicket. But in the next couple of years, he became one of the main bowlers in his team. He picked up three times 4 wickets haul and got two times 5 wickets haul in List A cricket. His best bowling performance in List A cricket was 5 wickets for 34 runs. He played his last match in List A cricket on 28th February 2021 against Railways and managed to pick up 1 wicket.

He has performed for years with brilliance in the domestic circuit. He picked up wickets at crucial moments and kept the opposition batsmen under pressure. Abhimanyu provided crucial breakthroughs in the middle overs so he became one of the important assets for his team in the longer format of cricket.

IPL Over the Years

Abhimanyu Mithun had a hectic career in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and he represented different franchises over the years. Mithun made his Indian Premier League debut in the year 2009 and he was a part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore team. From then on, he showcased his skills as a fast bowler and also contributed to his team's success in multiple matches. Mithun's IPL journey started when he was signed by the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for the IPL l season in 2009. But Abhimanyu Mithun got a chance to play in only one match in that season and he stole the attention of cricket experts with his ability to generate good pace and swing the ball.

In the next season of the Indian Premier League, Mithun was given more chances by the RCB team management. Abhimanyu Mithun showed excellent control over his line and length in that season and impressed everyone with his ability to produce good bounce and movement off the pitch. Mithun's best bowling performance came against the Delhi Capitals team, as he took 2 wickets for 37 runs in that match and helped RCB to secure a win. His extraordinary showdown in the Indian Premier League gave him a chance to the Indian national team and he debuted his first international match in 2010 and played a few matches for the Indian team afterwards.

Abhimanyu Mithun spent six years in the Royal Challengers Bangalore and played only 16 matches and got only 7 wickets. His economy rate was also not so impressive. In 2015, Mumbai Indians bought him in the IPL auction. That season Mumbai Indians became the champions but Mithun got no chance to play a single match in that season. In 2016, Sunrisers Hyderabad bought him in the auction but this season also, Abhimanyu Mithun played not a single match. Abhimanyu Mithun may be a good bowler in his prime and has done many unforgettable things but his lack of consistency destroyed his IPL career.

Year

Team

Contract

2009

Royal Challengers Bangalore

80,00,000

2010

Royal Challengers Bangalore

80,00,000

2011

Royal Challengers Bangalore

1,19,60,000

2012

Royal Challengers Bangalore

1,19,60,000

2013

Royal Challengers Bangalore

1,19,60,000

2015

Mumbai Indians

30,00,000

2016

Sunrisers Hyderabad

30,00,000

2017

Sunrisers Hyderabad

30,00,000

What is Abhimanyu Mithun’s T20I Ranking?

Form

Year

Highest Rating Points

Highest Ranking

T20I

Not Played

Not Played

Not Played

ODI

2010

74

246

2011

174

187

Test

2010

112

81

2011

172

65

His stats clearly show that Abhimanyu Mithun never got many chances to play mainstream matches. Abhimanyu Mithun was a good bowler from the very beginning of his career. However, at that time many legendary bowlers like Ashok Dinda, Vinay Kumar, Bhubaneswar Kumar, Irfan Pathan, and Ishant Sharma were the main pace bowlers of Team India. Replacing them at that time was a tough goal for Abhimanyu Mithun and he could not achieve that goal.

Abhimanyu Mithun has played for the Indian National team in International cricket. He played his maiden international match for India in Test cricket against Sri Lanka in July 2010. Abhimanyu Mithun got a very impressive start to his Test career by taking four wickets in that match. Afterwards, he played a total of 4 test matches in his international career and managed to pick up 9 wickets at an average of 50.66. He also played test matches against Australia and South Africa but failed to make a proper impact.

In One Day Internationals (ODIs), Abhimanyu Mithun has played only 5 matches and picked up 3 wickets at an average of 67.66 and his economy rate was 6.76. He played his first match against the South African team in February 2010. However, Abhimanyu Mithun did not play more ODIs afterwards and struggled to make a significant mark in the team and stabilised himself as a regular player of the Indian team. Abhimanyu Mithun has played many unforgettable domestic matches in his career and he was also a star cricketer in domestic matches such as the Ranji trophy. He is one of the forgotten star players of India who has the ability to perform better for the team.

Abhimanyu Mithun's Stats

IPL

Team

Matches

Wickets

Average

Economy Rate

Royal Challengers Bangalore

( 2009 -13)

16

7

67.4

9.83

Mumbai Indians

(2015)

Not Listed

Not Listed

Not Listed

Not Listed

Sunrisers Hyderabad

(2016-17)

Not Listed

Not Listed

Not Listed

Not Listed

International & Domestic:

Format

Matches

Wickets

Average

Economy Rate

FC

103

338

26.63

3.10

List A

96

136

28.50

4.87

T20I

Not Listed

Not Listed

Not Listed

Not Listed

What are some unknown facts about Abhimanyu Mithun?

  1. Abhimanyu Mithun is the only bowler who has hat tricks in Ranji Trophy, Vijay Hazare Trophy and Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
  2. Currently, Mithun is the mentor of Run-up Cricket Academy in Bengaluru.
  3. He recently played for the Patna Warriors team in the Legends Cricket Trophy which was held in Ghaziabad.
  4. In his early life, Abhimanyu Mithun was a discus thrower but he failed to get success in this and then joined a cricket camp in Bangalore.
  5. Abhimanyu was part of the Karnataka team which won the Vijay Hazare Trophy in 2020 and in the final match, he got 5 wickets and helped his team to get a win against Tamil Nadu.
  6. In 2020, Abhimanyu Mithun got 5 wickets including a hat trick in an over in a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match.
  7. He has won the Indian Premier League twice with Mumbai Indians in 2015 and with Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2016.
  8. Abhimanyu Mithun made his position in the squad of the International Indian Cricket Team when Santhakumaran Sreesanth was injured.
  9. He debuted his Ranji career under the great Rahul Dravid’s captaincy.

Abhimanyu Mithun Videos

A glimpse of Abhimanyu Mithun’s bowling in KPL 2016. It shows how capable Mithun is at almost the end of his career and still devastates the opponent with his weapon.

Where does Abhimanyu Mithun live?

Abhimanyu Mithun’s hometown is Bangalore, Karnataka, India. His current permanent address is unknown as of now. Any further details will be uploaded here soon regarding this.

What are Abhimanyu Mithun's educational qualifications?

In his life, Abhimanyu Mithun graduated from Presidency College. He is one of the alumni of that college. Not much more information about his education is available on the web. Any further information will be posted here soon.

What is Abhimanyu Mithun's Net worth?

As a successful cricketer, Abhimanyu Mithun earned quite a fortune in his prime time. From various trusted sources, Abhimanyu Mithun’s estimated net worth as of now is $1.5 Million. He has earned most of his fortune from IPL & domestic matches such as Ranji Trophy etc.

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