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Debasis Mohanty
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Debasis Mohanty

India
Debasis Mohanty

INTL CAREER: 1997 - 2001

Full Name

Debasis Sarbeswar Mohanty

Born

July 20, 1976, Bhubaneswar, Orissa

Age

45y 11d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm medium

TEAMS

It is never easy for a cricketer from one of the weaker states to break into the national side. And on this count, Debashish Mohanty deserves credit for forcing himself into the Indian team on merit. Another who has come through the India A ranks, Mohanty's bowling impressed coach K Srikkanth who advocated his early inclusion in the senior side. A medium pace bowler capable of achieving quite a bit of movement in helpful conditions, Mohanty's tragedy has perhaps been the fact that the selectors have not known what exactly to do with him or where to fit him in. In English conditions for example Mohanty would be an obvious choice in the playing eleven. And as he proved in the World Cup, the selectors were right in picking him at the last moment, even though he was not in the original list of probables.

In Indian conditions however, given his bowling style, Mohanty is bound to be less successful, except perhaps at centres like Calcutta and Mohali. He had few chances to cement his place on the tour of Australia where Ajit Agarkar was given more opportunities. But Mohanty was dropped in 2001 and slipped out of the international reckoning, remaining a capable performer wherever conditions help swing bowling.
Partab Ramchand (May 2004)

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test21100*-80.00000000
ODI451162818*5.605749.120010100
FC1171564215539713.6205470
List A1295626218227.2600260
T2083012124.001675.00001010
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test2443023944/784/15059.753.33107.50100
ODI454419961662574/564/5629.154.9935.00100
FC11722053877841710/4621.052.3852.80193
List A129602442951605/225/2226.844.2737.60610
T208816318392/242/2420.336.7318.10000
Debasis Mohanty portrait
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Recent Matches - Player

MATCHBATBOWLDATEGROUNDFORMAT
Orissa vs Haryana2 & 02/29 & 0/1915-Dec-2010RohtakFC
Orissa vs H. Pradesh--2/48 & 0/708-Dec-2010CuttackFC
Orissa vs Punjab01/10801-Dec-2010BhubaneswarFC
Orissa vs Karnataka9 & 142/7824-Nov-2010BengaluruFC
Orissa vs U. Pradesh40 & 23/3710-Nov-2010LucknowFC

Photos


Debasis Mohanty, player portrait
Debasis Mohanty in his follow through
Basanth Mohanty and Debasis Mohanty claimed six wickets between them
Mohanty makes a vociferous lbw appeal against Chanderpaul
Sodhi and Mohanty cheer the dismissal of Marlon Samuels
Mohanty is delighted as Hinds knocks him into Sodhi at cover