Ajay Sharma      

Full name Ajay Kumar Sharma

Born April 3, 1964, Delhi

Current age 50 years 261 days

Major teams India, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Relation Son - Manan Sharma

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 53 30 26.50 169 31.36 0 0 8 0 1 0
ODIs 31 27 6 424 59* 20.19 469 90.40 0 3 6 0
First-class 129 166 16 10120 259* 67.46 38 36 94 0
List A 113 97 19 2814 135* 36.07 2 20 43 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 1 24 9 0 - - - 2.25 - 0 0 0
ODIs 31 29 1140 875 15 3/41 3/41 58.33 4.60 76.0 0 0 0
First-class 129 6438 2698 87 5/34 31.01 2.51 74.0 1 0
List A 113 3985 3064 108 5/30 5/30 28.37 4.61 36.8 2 2 0
Career statistics
Only Test India v West Indies at Chennai, Jan 11-15, 1988 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v West Indies at Kolkata, Jan 2, 1988 scorecard
Last ODI India v West Indies at Ahmedabad, Nov 16, 1993 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1984-2001
List A span 1985-2000
Profile

Ajay Sharma's career will be seen as one of disappointment. Firstly, that a man whose first-class average was the third-highest of any player to have scored 10,000 runs only played one Test; secondly, that his career ended when he was implicated in the match-fixing scandal which rocked world cricket, receiving a life ban.

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Dec 22, 1998

Ajay Sharma, Delhi, Portrait

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Notes

Ajay Sharma was banned for life in 2000

Series Results
India v Australia at Delhi - Mar 22-24, 2013
India won by 6 wickets
India v Australia at Mohali - Mar 14-18, 2013
India won by 6 wickets
India v Australia at Hyderabad (Deccan) - Mar 2-5, 2013
India won by an innings and 135 runs
India v Australia at Chennai - Feb 22-26, 2013
India won by 8 wickets
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