|Vicky Ostwal Quick Info|
|height||5 feet 11 inches|
|Date of birth||1 September 2002|
|eye color||dark brown|
Vicky Ostwal is an Indian professional cricketer who came to prominence in February 2022 as an integral member of the 2022 winning Indian team ICC (International Cricket Council) Under-19 Cricket World Cup, This was India’s fourth consecutive appearance in the finals of the tournament after losing attempts in 2016 and 2020 and winning campaigns in 2018. This was also the 5th time that India won the trophy after victorious campaigns in 2000, 2008, 2012 and 2018. A few months before that, in December 2021, Vicky was an important part of the Indian team that won 2021. acc (Asian Cricket Council) Under-19 Asia Cup, This was the 8th time that India had won the competition out of the 9 editions it had played.
name at birth
Vicky Kanhaiya Ostwal
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Lonavala, Pune, Maharashtra, India
- father Kanhaiya Ostwal (Businessman)
slow left arm orthodox
7 – Youth ODI
5 feet 11 inches or 180.5 cm
72 kg or 158.5 lbs
Caste / Ethnicity
- toned physique
- short cut, side parted hair
- friendly smile
- sport a cropped beard
Vicky Ostwal Facts
- in the first match of 2021 ACC Under-19 Asia CupAgainst the United Arab Emirates, Vicky had produced extremely poor figures of 2/7 in 6.3 overs at an incredibly reliable economy rate of 1.07. India had bundled out UAE for 128 and won the match by a huge margin of 154 runs.
- In the semi-finals of the tournament, against Bangladesh, he performed brilliantly with both bat and ball. Coming to bat with India struggling at 193/8, they stitched an unbroken 50-run partnership for the 9th wicket (in just 5 overs) as Sheikh Rashid propelled India to a competitive total of 243 runs . In the second innings of the match, he scored another thrifty spell – 2/25 in 10 overs – to help India win by 103 runs.
- In the final of the tournament, a rain-hit game against Sri Lanka, he spun a web again, registering figures of 3/11 in 8 overs, at an astonishing economy rate of 1.37. Chasing a modest target of 102 runs, India easily won the title. He was adjudged ‘Player of the Match’ for his performance.
- In India’s first group stage match of 2022 ICC Under-19 Cricket World CupAgainst South Africa, he had another ‘player of the match’ performance in 10 overs thanks to a 5/28 spell, helping India win a tight match by 45 runs.
- He turned in crucial spells of 2/25 (9 overs) and 3/42 (10 overs) against Australia and Bangladesh, respectively, with the ball in the quarter-finals and semi-finals of the tournament.
- With a bag of 12 wickets, he was India’s highest wicket-taker in the tournament and the joint sixth-highest wicket-taker among all 16 teams. For his performance, he was named in the ‘Team of the Tournament’ by both ICC And espncricinfo,
- In 2019, he was used as a net bowler IPL (Indian Premier League) Franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK) during their preparations for the upcoming IPL weather.
Featured image by Vicky Ostwal / Instagram