Asian Games 2023: Who is Indian cricketer Akash Deep?


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Uncapped pacer Akash Deep has replaced Shivam Mavi in the Indian Men's squad for the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. The latter got ruled out due to a back injury. Meanwhile, BCCI confirmed Akash Deep's selection on Saturday. Akash, a right-arm pacer, has been a regular for Bengal in domestic cricket. He was the second-highest wicket-taker for Bengal in the 2021 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.