Take 20: Up Close With Akhil Kumar

1. City of Birth?
2. Favorite Childhood Memory?
Hitting my first boundary at the age of 9 in my first TDCA match.
3. Childhood Ambition?
To play international cricket and franchise cricket.
4. Favorite School Subject?
5. Favorite Book?
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas.
6. Favorite Movie?
All the Fast and Furious
7. Top 5 Favorite TV Shows
Prison Break, Stranger Things, Top Boy, Day Break
and Suits.
8. Favorite Foods?
Home food; Chicken Curry and Pizza.
9. Favorite Vacation Spot?
10. Greatest Young Adult Influence?
Virat Kohli
11. Most Admired International Cricketer – Bowler?
Jasprit Bumrah
12. Most Admired International Cricketer – Batsman?
Virat Kohli
13. Most Embarrassing Cricket Moment?
Getting run out on 96 in a club match.
14. Most Memorable Cricket Moment?
Being the champions of the 2018 ICC qualifiers held in Canada and winning a spot in the ICC U19 2020
World Cup to South Africa. Also, taking 6 wickets against Japan in the World Cup
15. Cricketing Ambition
My ambition is to give my 100% and be a role model to all the kids growing up as cricketers.
16. Favorite Sport Other Than Cricket?
17. Hobbies Outside of Cricket?
Watching movies, going out with friends, traveling.
18. Favorite Toronto Restaurant?
Boston Pizza, Montana’s, Jack Astor’s.
19. Music Most Listened To?
I love music, it has a really big part in my cricket. I
listen to Hip Hop, Punjabi and Hindi music.
20. Top 5 Bucket List Items
Go sky diving, travel through Europe, go to Bora Bora, drive a Lamborghini and go scuba diving.

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