Ishant Sharma      

Full name Ishant Sharma

Born September 2, 1988, Delhi

Current age 27 years 332 days

Major teams India, Deccan Chargers, Delhi, India Red, 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 69 100 38 550 31* 8.87 1918 28.67 0 0 61 0 14 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 98 128 52 652 31* 8.57 2309 28.23 0 0 72 0 20 0
List A 113 40 18 153 31 6.95 338 45.26 0 0 11 1 26 0
Twenty20 103 24 19 45 9 9.00 55 81.81 0 0 3 1 21 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 69 121 13605 7488 202 7/74 10/108 37.06 3.30 67.3 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 98 171 18892 9972 316 7/24 11/51 31.55 3.16 59.7 16 11 2
List A 113 111 5390 4799 167 5/21 5/21 28.73 5.34 32.2 10 1 0
Twenty20 103 103 2239 2932 84 5/12 5/12 34.90 7.85 26.6 1 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut Bangladesh v India at Dhaka, May 25-27, 2007 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v India at North Sound, Jul 21-24, 2016 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 West Indies v India at North Sound, Jul 21-24, 2016 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 Rising Pune Supergiants v Royal Challengers Bangalore at Pune, Apr 22, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/44, 1/27 India v West Indies North Sound 21 Jul 2016 Test # 2207
0/48 Indians v WICB Pres XI Basseterre 9 Jul 2016 Other
0/47, 0* Supergiants v RCB Pune 22 Apr 2016 T20
0/26 Supergiants v Kings XI Mohali 17 Apr 2016 T20
1/39 Supergiants v Guj Lions Rajkot 14 Apr 2016 T20
2/36 Supergiants v Mum Indians Mumbai 9 Apr 2016 T20
2/60 India v Australia Sydney 23 Jan 2016 ODI # 3727
4/77, 0 India v Australia Canberra 20 Jan 2016 ODI # 3726
2/53 India v Australia Melbourne 17 Jan 2016 ODI # 3725
1/60 India v Australia Brisbane 15 Jan 2016 ODI # 3724
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 24, 2016

Ishant Sharma fixes his hair, West Indies v India, 1st Test, Antigua, 4th day, July 24, 2016

Ishant Sharma fixes his hair

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Jul 23, 2016

Ishant Sharma got rid of Kriagg Brathwaite, West Indies v India, 1st Test, Antigua, 3rd day, July 23, 2016

Ishant Sharma got rid of Kriagg Brathwaite

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Jul 10, 2016

Ishant Sharma looks on , WICB President's XI v Indians, Day 2, St Kitts, July 10, 2016

Ishant Sharma looks on

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Series Results
Delhi v Rest of Ind at Vadodara - Sep 24-27, 2008
Rest of Ind won by 187 runs
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