Instead of fighting on Border, suddenly he found himself fighting AB De Villiers – A story of Ankit Soni

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Ankit Soni
Instead of fighting on Border, suddenly he found himself fighting AB De Villiers – A story of Ankit Soni

A player who was always under age for any cricket tournament, thought he could have pursued Indian Army officer as his career instead. Little did he know destiny was preparing him to a steep ladder of success! Ankit Soni directly reached Gujarat Lions IPL team even before playing any big matches and made an immediate mark as a bowler there. Patience and Perseverance are the highlights of this young Indian team player.

Quick Facts

Name Ankit Soni
imd1 for Cricket
Birthday 2nd Aug, 1993
Achievements
  • Direct selection in IPL with Gujarat Lions
Place from Suratgarh, Rajasthan
Quote for Life “If You Dream You Can Do It”

Team imd1 was bowled over by his journey. Read on!

Beyond Cricket

Favorite Personalities Narendra Modi, Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah
Inspirations Brad Hogg the Australian Left arm Chinaman Bowler
Food I love Dal Baati (Rajasthani Dish)
Food I hate Chinese
Had I not been Cricketer then… Would have Joined the Indian Army or Indian Civil Services
Like Vacations at Home Town, as I am always out for cricket, so coming back to Hometown is always fun.
Favorite Past time School Days
Favorite Dialogue The more you Sweat in Peace the less you Bleed in War
Favorite Movies/Series Border, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Favorite Actor/Actress Farhan Akhtar, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Kangana Ranaut