Harvik Manishbhai Desai is an Indian cricketer. He began his career for List A for Saurashtra in the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 26 February 2017. He was named in India’s squad for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup in December 2017 and scored the winning runs for India in the final of the tournament.
|Harvik Desai (Cricketer)|
|Full Name||Harvik Manishbhai Desai|
|Profession||Cricketer (Right-Hand Batsman)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 175 cm|
|in meters- 1.75 m|
|in feet inches- 5’ 9”|
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 65 kg|
|in Pounds- 143 lbs|
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 38 inches|
|- Waist: 30 inches|
|- Biceps: 12 inches|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|International Debut||India U19 Test- 23 July 2017 against England at Chesterfield, England|
|India U19 ODI- 14 August 2017 against England at Bristol, England|
|Jersey Number||#99 (India U-19)|
|Coach/Mentor||Narendra Singh Gohel|
|Records (main ones)||None|
|Career Turning Point||After when his performance against England was good in his debut Under-19 Youth Test series, he got an opportunity to play in the Youth ODI for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.|
|Date of Birth||1999-10-04 00:00:00|
|Age (as in 2017)||18 Years|
|Birth Place||Bhavnagar, Saurashtra, Gujarat, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Libra|
|Hometown||Bhavnagar, Saurashtra, Gujarat, India|
|School||Saint Xaviers High School, Bhavnagar|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Family||Father- Manish Desai (Tailor)|
|Mother- Name Not Known|
|Brother- Abhishek Desai|
|Sister- Not Known|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Harvik Desai
- Does Harvik Desai smoke?: Not Known
- Does Harvik Desai drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Harvik’s father was a decent wicketkeeper-batsman himself. When he saw his interest in cricket, he took him to Bharucha Cricket Club at the age of six to nourish his batting skills.
- He started his cricket career by playing in the Saurashtra Under-16 cricket team. He played his first series in the 2013-2014 Vijay Merchant Trophy in which he scored 62 runs.
- In 2016, he was selected to play in the Challenger Trophy tournament, and later on, he was picked for the 2016 Under-19 cricket world cup but instead of him, Rishabh Pant and Ishan Kishan got selected.
- Harvik is a regular wicketkeeper.
- In February 2017, he made his List A debut against Hyderabad in Kalyani, West Bengal.
- In July 2017, he got selected for India’s Under-19 cricket team and played his first match in the Youth Test against England at Chesterfield, England in which he scored 89 runs in the first inning.
- In December 2017, he has been chosen for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.