Ishant Sharma      

Full name Ishant Sharma

Born September 2, 1988, Delhi

Current age 31 years 94 days

Major teams India, Deccan Chargers, Delhi, Delhi Capitals, Delhi Daredevils, 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 96 127 43 703 57 8.36 2356 29.83 0 1 79 0 21 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 138 171 62 965 66 8.85 3099 31.13 0 2 108 3 31 0
List A 123 45 20 174 31 6.96 368 47.28 0 0 12 1 26 0
T20s 133 33 25 65 10* 8.12 78 83.33 0 0 5 2 29 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 96 173 18010 9544 292 7/74 10/108 32.68 3.17 61.6 10 10 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 138 246 25385 12946 451 7/24 11/51 28.70 3.05 56.2 19 15 2
List A 123 120 5834 5154 178 5/21 5/21 28.95 5.30 32.7 10 1 0
T20s 133 133 2851 3705 106 5/12 5/12 34.95 7.79 26.8 1 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut Bangladesh v India at Dhaka, May 25-27, 2007 scorecard
Last Test India v Bangladesh at Kolkata, Nov 22-24, 2019 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 Bangladesh at Kolkata, Nov 22-24, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Delhi v Jammu & Kashmir at Delhi, Feb 10, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff, Jun 1, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Delhi v Himachal Pradesh at Delhi, Apr 3, 2007 scorecard
Last T20s Chennai Super Kings v Delhi Capitals at Visakhapatnam, May 10, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
5/22, 0, 4/56 India v Bangladesh Kolkata 22 Nov 2019 Test # 2369
2/20, 1/31 India v Bangladesh Indore 14 Nov 2019 Test # 2366
0/36, 1/17 India v South Africa Pune 10 Oct 2019 Test # 2364
1/54, 0/18 India v South Africa Visakhapatnam 2 Oct 2019 Test # 2363
57, 1/24, 2/37 India v West Indies Kingston 30 Aug 2019 Test # 2359
19, 5/43, 3/31 India v West Indies North Sound 22 Aug 2019 Test # 2358
3/21, 0/4 Indians v W. Indies A Coolidge 17 Aug 2019 Other
10*, 1/24 Capitals v Super Kings Visakhapatnam 10 May 2019 T20
2/34 Capitals v Sunrisers Visakhapatnam 8 May 2019 T20
3/38 Capitals v Royals Delhi 4 May 2019 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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Nov 24, 2019

Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, and Umesh Yadav are all smiles, India v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Kolkata, 2nd day, November 23, 2019

Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, and Umesh Yadav are all smiles

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Nov 24, 2019

Ishant Sharma was in splendid form in Kolkata, India v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Kolkata, 2nd day, November 23, 2019

Ishant Sharma was in splendid form in Kolkata

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Nov 23, 2019

Ishant Sharma belts out an appeal against Mohammad Mithun, India v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Kolkata, 2nd day, November 23, 2019

Ishant Sharma belts out an appeal against Mohammad Mithun

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