Sandeep Sharma      

Full name Sandeep Sharma

Born May 18, 1993, Patiala, Punjab

Current age 23 years 68 days

Major teams India, India A, India Under-19s, India Under-23s, Kings XI Punjab, Punjab, Punjab Under-19s

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Sandeep Sharma
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
T20Is 2 1 1 1 1* - 1 100.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 27 39 6 373 51 11.30 931 40.06 0 1 49 0 8 0
List A 29 14 8 57 13 9.50 109 52.29 0 0 3 0 7 0
Twenty20 59 11 10 20 7 20.00 30 66.66 0 0 1 0 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
T20Is 2 2 42 73 1 1/39 1/39 73.00 10.42 42.0 0 0 0
First-class 27 48 5478 2507 111 7/25 10/82 22.58 2.74 49.3 5 7 1
List A 29 29 1505 1167 49 5/31 5/31 23.81 4.65 30.7 0 2 0
Twenty20 59 59 1268 1558 70 4/25 4/25 22.25 7.37 18.1 1 0 0
Career statistics
T20I debut Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jul 17, 2015 scorecard
Last T20I Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jul 19, 2015 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Punjab v Uttar Pradesh at Mohali, Nov 3-6, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Punjab v Delhi at Patiala, Feb 6-8, 2015 scorecard
List A debut India A v India B at Rajkot, Oct 2, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Australia A v India A at Chennai, Aug 14, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Delhi v Punjab at Gurgaon, Mar 18, 2013 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Rising Pune Supergiants v Kings XI Punjab at Visakhapatnam, May 21, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/29 Kings XI v Supergiants Visakhapatnam 21 May 2016 T20
1/29, 5* Kings XI v RCB Bangalore 18 May 2016 T20
1/35 Kings XI v Sunrisers Mohali 15 May 2016 T20
2/11 Kings XI v Mum Indians Visakhapatnam 13 May 2016 T20
2/49 Kings XI v RCB Mohali 9 May 2016 T20
1/36 Kings XI v Daredevils Mohali 7 May 2016 T20
0/25, 1* Kings XI v KKR Kolkata 4 May 2016 T20
1*, 1/31 Kings XI v Guj Lions Rajkot 1 May 2016 T20
1/20 Kings XI v Mum Indians Mohali 25 Apr 2016 T20
1/30 Kings XI v Sunrisers Hyderabad (Deccan) 23 Apr 2016 T20
Profile

A right-arm medium pacer in the Praveen Kumar mould, Sandeep Sharma is an accurate bowler, capable of swinging the ball and sending down economical spells. Sandeep, who began as a batsman for his school in Patiala before his coach persuaded him to take up bowling seriously, was part of India's Under-19 squad for the 2010 World Cup in New Zealand. He came into his own in the same event two years later, in Australia, where he took four wickets in the final, against the hosts, and finished as the joint-highest wicket-taker for India (12). As a result, Sandeep was signed by Kings XI Punjab ahead of the 2013 season. In three seasons for his franchise, Sandeep not only took 39 wickets, but was regularly employed by his captain George Bailey to bowl the death overs. Sandeep was soon drafted into India's T20 side for the two-match series against Zimbabwe in 2015, where he failed to deliver. In 2014, however, Sandeep suffered a stress fracture of the back that kept him out of competitive cricket for five months. He returned strongly to claim 28 scalps in the 2014-15 Ranji Trophy, the most for his side.
ESPNcricinfo Staff

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May 21, 2016

Sandeep Sharma celebrates the wicket of Ajinkya Rahane, Rising Pune Supergiants v Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2016, Visakhapatnam, May 21, 2016

Sandeep Sharma celebrates the wicket of Ajinkya Rahane

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May 13, 2016

Ambati Rayudu is cleaned up by Sandeep Sharma, Mumbai Indians v Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2016, Visakhapatnam, May 13, 2016

Ambati Rayudu is cleaned up by Sandeep Sharma

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May 4, 2016

Sandeep Sharma runs out Andre Russell off the last ball of the innings, Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2016, Kolkata, May 4, 2016

Sandeep Sharma runs out Andre Russell off the last ball of the innings

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Tournament Results
KKR v Super Kings at Chennai - May 27, 2012
KKR won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Daredevils v Super Kings at Chennai - May 25, 2012
Super Kings won by 86 runs
Super Kings v Mum Indians at Bangalore - May 23, 2012
Super Kings won by 38 runs
Daredevils v KKR at Pune - May 22, 2012
KKR won by 18 runs
Royals v Mum Indians at Jaipur - May 20, 2012
Mum Indians won by 10 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
Chargers v RCB at Hyderabad (Deccan) - May 20, 2012
Chargers won by 9 runs
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