Promising Indian fast bowler Ishan Porel has finally made his Indian Premier League today for the Punjab Kings team. The right-arm fast bowler has been picked by the Mohali-based franchise for their ongoing match against the inaugural champions of the IPL, Rajasthan Royals, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Many fans would remember that Porel was part of the Indian contingent that went to Sri Lanka earlier this year.
He has been doing well in the domestic arena for quite some time. However, he got the IPL cap today only. Ishan will partner with the likes of Mohammed Shami and Arshdeep Singh in the pace-bowling unit of the Punjab Kings team. Porel is one of the top talents in the country, and in this article today, we will have a look at some interesting things you need to know about the newest member of the Punjab Kings playing XI.
Ishan Porel Age
Ishan Porel was born on the 5th of September in 1998. As of today that is the 21st of September in 2021, the right-arm fast bowler is 23 years and 16 days old.
The rising star of Indian cricket was in Hooghly of West Bengal. He has represented the Bengal team at the domestic level and also at the age-group levels.
Punjab Kings signed Ishan Porel at his base price of INR 20 lakh at the previous IPL Auction. He warmed benches in 2020 season but is now playing.
Ishan Porel IPL 2021 Salary
The Punjab Kings secured Ishan’s services for INR 20 lakh at the 2020 Auction. Although he did not get any game in the season, Porel was retained by the Punjab Kings. His salary in IPL 2021 is also 20 lakh.
Ishan Porel T20 stats
Speaking of his domestic T20 cricket record, Ishan has played 19 games, where he has taken 29 wickets, and his best bowling figures have been 4/24. His economy rate in those 19 matches has been 6.46. Notably, Ishan has taken two four-wicket hauls in his brief T20 career.