Tenali: Yerra Prithviraj Tenali is the youngest bowler to replace pacer Bhuvneshwar in the IPL-2020 in the UAE. Bhuvneshwar Prasad left IPL with a thigh muscle injury, and his place was replaced by 22-year-old left-arm pace bowler Prithviraj. The team considered him a perfect alternative to Bhuvi, who was bowling brilliantly in the last year's IPL and practice matches. Prithviraj will play in the team without work with quarantine as he is in the 'Bio-Secure Environment' (Bio Bubble) due to the corona
As a left-handed pacer
Prithviraj, the only left-handed fast bowler from South India, is duggirala near Tenali. Mother Jampala Krishnakumari. Ap EDPCL in Visakhapatnam is a junior accounts officer. Father Yerra Srinivasa Rao is a Civil Engineer/ Government Contractor. Prithviraj, who grew up in Visakhapatnam due to his mother's job, is currently studying Betech. The cousin of the father, Andhra University HOD, Director of Physical Education Professor N. Vijayamohan, was the first guru to practice cricket. From 2011, he has played in various age categories for the Andhra team from the Andhra Cricket Association from the Under-14. After the division of the state, ap schools led the team to the national competitions.
19 years old Keranji Trophy
In October 2017, he was selected for the Ranji Trophy at the age of 19. Six wickets in two innings in the first match against Tamil Nadu at chidambaram stadium and six more wickets in the second match against Madhya Pradesh. In July 2018, seven people were selected for the Specialist Fast Bowlers Camp conducted by the NATIONAL CRICKET ACADEMY under the BCCI, including Prithviraj. After training, he played for the India Red Team in the prestigious Duleep Trophy. The same year, the BCCI played directly to the Vijay Hazare Trophy for the quarter-finals.
In that order, Prithviraj was selected for IPL. Last year, the Kolkata Knight Riders team was bought in the IPL auction, but the final 11 were not included in the team. With the berth in the Hyderabad match, He bowled Warner as maiden wicket in the same match. Earlier, BBCI syed mustaf ali took 3 wickets in four overs against Jharkhand in the T20 tournament. He has taken 39 wickets in 11 first class matches so far. Prithviraj has the ability to bowl at 140-150 km of the tournament, swing on both sides and lightning bouncers.