17 December 1994Date of Birth
A left-handed batter and a slow left-arm orthodox spinner, Akash Vashisht was bought for his base price of Rs. 20 lakhs by Rajasthan Royals at the IPL 2023 auction. The all-rounder plays for Himachal Pradesh in the domestic arena. A middle-order batter, the 28-year-old recently shone in the 2022-23 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy finishing as Himachal Pradesh's highest run-getter with 216 runs at an average of 54 and a strike-rate of 163.63. He also picked up four wickets with his slow left-arm spinners. Overall, in T20s, he possesses a strike-rate of 146.36. Vashisht would be looking to gain valuable learning experience in the biggest cricket league in the world and make the most of the opportunities that come his way.