Ishant Sharma      

Full name Ishant Sharma

Born September 2, 1988, Delhi

Current age 25 years 315 days

Major teams India, Deccan Chargers, Delhi, India Red, Kolkata Knight Riders, North Zone, 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 56 83 28 503 31* 9.14 1724 29.17 0 0 57 0 12 0
ODIs 72 27 13 72 13 5.14 200 36.00 0 0 6 0 16 0
T20Is 14 3 2 8 5* 8.00 9 88.88 0 0 1 0 4 0
First-class 83 109 40 602 31* 8.72 2094 28.74 0 0 68 0 18 0
List A 99 36 18 144 31 8.00 291 49.48 0 0 11 1 20 0
Twenty20 95 23 18 45 9 9.00 55 81.81 0 0 3 1 19 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 56 98 11253 6311 167 6/51 10/108 37.79 3.36 67.3 7 5 1
ODIs 72 71 3361 3207 102 4/38 4/38 31.44 5.72 32.9 4 0 0
T20Is 14 14 278 400 8 2/34 2/34 50.00 8.63 34.7 0 0 0
First-class 83 144 16228 8701 270 7/24 11/51 32.22 3.21 60.1 15 8 2
List A 99 98 4710 4261 144 4/25 4/25 29.59 5.42 32.7 8 0 0
Twenty20 95 95 2065 2625 80 5/12 5/12 32.81 7.62 25.8 1 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut Bangladesh v India at Dhaka, May 25-27, 2007 scorecard
Last Test England v India at Nottingham, Jul 9-13, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v South Africa at Belfast, Jun 29, 2007 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v India at Hamilton, Jan 22, 2014 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 England v India at Nottingham, Jul 9-13, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Delhi v Jammu & Kashmir at Delhi, Feb 10, 2006 scorecard
Last List A North Zone v West Zone at Visakhapatnam, Mar 27, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Delhi v Himachal Pradesh at Delhi, Apr 3, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Royal Challengers Bangalore v Sunrisers Hyderabad at Bangalore, May 4, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1, 3/150, 13 India v England Nottingham 9 Jul 2014 Test # 2128
0/49, 0/10 Indians v Derbyshire Derby 1 Jul 2014 Other
2/64 Indians v Leics Leicester 26 Jun 2014 Other
0/35 Sunrisers v RCB Bangalore 4 May 2014 T20
2/37 Sunrisers v Super Kings Sharjah 27 Apr 2014 T20
1/29 Sunrisers v Royals Abu Dhabi 18 Apr 2014 T20
4/9 Delhi v Haryana Chandigarh 4 Apr 2014 T20
2/37 Delhi v Punjab Mohali 3 Apr 2014 T20
0/19 Delhi v J + K Chandigarh 2 Apr 2014 T20
2/22 Delhi v H. Pradesh Mohali 1 Apr 2014 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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Jul 12, 2014

Ishant Sharma and Joe Root exchange words, England v India, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 4th day, July 12, 2014

Ishant Sharma and Joe Root exchange words

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Jul 11, 2014

Ian Bell tried to pull out but not before edging Ishant Sharma, England v India, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 3rd day, July 11, 2014

Ian Bell tried to pull out but not before edging Ishant Sharma

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Jul 11, 2014

Ishant Sharma is ecstatic after a wicket, England v India, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 3rd day, July 11, 2014

Ishant Sharma is ecstatic after a wicket

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Tournament Results
Super Kings v RCB at Chennai - May 28, 2011
Super Kings won by 58 runs
RCB v Mum Indians at Chennai - May 27, 2011
RCB won by 43 runs
KKR v Mum Indians at Mumbai - May 25, 2011
Mum Indians won by 4 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
RCB v Super Kings at Mumbai - May 24, 2011
Super Kings won by 6 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
KKR v Mum Indians at Kolkata - May 22, 2011
Mum Indians won by 5 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
RCB v Super Kings at Bangalore - May 22, 2011
RCB won by 8 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
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