Ishant Sharma      

Full name Ishant Sharma

Born September 2, 1988, Delhi

Current age 28 years 235 days

Major teams India, Deccan Chargers, Delhi, India Red, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, North Zone, Rising Pune Supergiants, Sunrisers Hyderabad

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Ishant Sharma
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 77 106 40 558 31* 8.45 1961 28.45 0 0 62 0 15 0
ODIs 80 28 13 72 13 4.80 203 35.46 0 0 6 0 19 0
T20Is 14 3 2 8 5* 8.00 9 88.88 0 0 1 0 4 0
First-class 108 136 54 676 31* 8.24 2379 28.41 0 0 76 0 24 0
List A 113 40 18 153 31 6.95 338 45.26 0 0 11 1 26 0
Twenty20 110 27 20 49 9 7.00 67 73.13 0 0 3 1 22 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 77 136 14775 8051 218 7/74 10/108 36.93 3.26 67.7 8 7 1
ODIs 80 78 3733 3563 115 4/34 4/34 30.98 5.72 32.4 6 0 0
T20Is 14 14 278 400 8 2/34 2/34 50.00 8.63 34.7 0 0 0
First-class 108 189 20434 10678 337 7/24 11/51 31.68 3.13 60.6 16 11 2
List A 113 111 5390 4799 167 5/21 5/21 28.73 5.34 32.2 10 1 0
Twenty20 110 110 2389 3107 88 5/12 5/12 35.30 7.80 27.1 1 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut Bangladesh v India at Dhaka, May 25-27, 2007 scorecard
Last Test India v Australia at Ranchi, Mar 16-20, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v South Africa at Belfast, Jun 29, 2007 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v India at Sydney, Jan 23, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v India at Melbourne, Feb 1, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I India v Australia at Rajkot, Oct 10, 2013 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Delhi v Tamil Nadu at Delhi, Nov 23-26, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class India v Australia at Ranchi, Mar 16-20, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Delhi v Jammu & Kashmir at Delhi, Feb 10, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Australia v India at Sydney, Jan 23, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Delhi v Himachal Pradesh at Delhi, Apr 3, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kings XI Punjab v Mumbai Indians at Indore, Apr 20, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/58 Kings XI v Mum Indians Indore 20 Apr 2017 T20
0/23, 2 Kings XI v Sunrisers Hyderabad (Deccan) 17 Apr 2017 T20
0/16 Kings XI v KKR Kolkata 13 Apr 2017 T20
0/70, 0*, 1/30 India v Australia Ranchi 16 Mar 2017 Test # 2256
0, 1/48, 6, 1/28 India v Australia Bengaluru 4 Mar 2017 Test # 2251
0/27, 2*, 0/6, 0 India v Australia Pune 23 Feb 2017 Test # 2250
1/69, 2/40 India v Bangladesh Hyderabad (Deccan) 9 Feb 2017 Test # 2249
1/22 Delhi v Haryana Dharamsala 1 Feb 2017 T20
1/39, 0 Delhi v H. Pradesh Nadaun 31 Jan 2017 T20
2*, 2/12 Delhi v Punjab Dharamsala 30 Jan 2017 T20
Profile

With a physique and attitude that is reminiscent of a young Javagal Srinath, Ishant Sharma shot into prominence during the 2007-08 Test series in Australia. Standing at 6'4", his rhythmic, high-arm action allowed him to bowl at around 140 kph. For one who started serious cricket at 14, his rise was rapid and he made his Ranji Trophy debut at 18. An injury to Munaf Patel provided him an opening during India's tour of Bangladesh in May 2007 but it was in Australia where he caught the attention, prompting Steve Waugh to call him the next best thing in Indian cricket. He showed he could move the ball both ways and his probing spell in the second innings in Perth, where he set-up Ricky Ponting, is the stuff of folklore. He continued to impress in the one-day series, clocking more than 150kph once, and ended as India's highest wicket-taker in the triumphant campaign.

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Apr 13, 2017

Ishant Sharma is disappointed after his lbw appeal is turned down, Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata, April 13, 2017

Ishant Sharma is disappointed after his lbw appeal is turned down

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Mar 20, 2017

Virat Kohli and Ishant Sharma celebrate a wicket, India v Australia, 3rd Test, Ranchi, 5th day, March 20, 2017

Virat Kohli and Ishant Sharma celebrate a wicket

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Mar 20, 2017

Ishant Sharma is air borne in his follow through, India v Australia, 3rd Test, Ranchi, 5th day, March 20, 2017

Ishant Sharma is air borne in his follow through

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Tour Results
India v England at Kolkata - Oct 29, 2011
England won by 6 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
India v England at Kolkata - Oct 25, 2011
India won by 95 runs
India v England at Mumbai - Oct 23, 2011
India won by 6 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
India v England at Mohali - Oct 20, 2011
India won by 5 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
India v England at Delhi - Oct 17, 2011
India won by 8 wickets (with 80 balls remaining)
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