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Ishant Sharma      

Full name Ishant Sharma

Born September 2, 1988, Delhi

Current age 25 years 226 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 55 81 28 489 31* 9.22 1663 29.40 0 0 55 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 82 107 40 588 31* 8.77 2033 28.92 0 0 66 0 18 0
List A 99 36 18 144 31 8.00 291 49.48 0 0 11 1 20 0
Twenty20 92 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 55 97 11025 6161 164 6/51 10/108 37.56 3.35 67.2 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 82 143 16000 8551 267 7/24 11/51 32.02 3.20 59.9 15 8 2
List A 99 98 4710 4261 144 4/25 4/25 29.59 5.42 32.7 8 0 0
Twenty20 92 92 1999 2524 77 5/12 5/12 32.77 7.57 25.9 1 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut Bangladesh v India at Dhaka, May 25-27, 2007 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v India at Wellington, Feb 14-18, 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 New Zealand v India at Wellington, Feb 14-18, 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 Delhi v Haryana at Chandigarh, Apr 4, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
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
0/52, 8 North Zone v West Zone Visakhapatnam 27 Mar 2014 LA
1/40 North Zone v South Zone Visakhapatnam 24 Mar 2014 LA
1/26 Delhi v Haryana Delhi 5 Mar 2014 LA
1/38 Delhi v H. Pradesh Delhi 3 Mar 2014 LA
6/51, 26, 0/164 India v New Zealand Wellington 14 Feb 2014 Test # 2120
6/134, 0, 3/28, 4 India v New Zealand Auckland 6 Feb 2014 Test # 2118
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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Feb 16, 2014

Brendon McCullum and BJ Watling's record stand blunted India's bowlers, New Zealand v India, 2nd Test, 3rd day, Wellington, February 16, 2014

Brendon McCullum and BJ Watling's record stand blunted India's bowlers

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Feb 16, 2014

Ishant Sharma was a touch late to react to a return chance , New Zealand v India, 2nd Test, 3rd day, Wellington, February 16, 2014

Ishant Sharma was a touch late to react to a return chance

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Feb 16, 2014

Ishant Sharma dropped a return catch from Brendon McCullum and tripped over , New Zealand v India, 2nd Test, 3rd day, Wellington, February 16, 2014

Ishant Sharma dropped a return catch from Brendon McCullum

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Mumbai v Kolkata at Abu Dhabi - Apr 16
Kolkata won by 41 runs
Delhi v Bangalore at Sharjah
Apr 17, 2014 (18:30 local | 14:30 GMT | 10:30 EDT | 09:30 CDT | 07:30 PDT)
Chennai v Mohali at Abu Dhabi
Apr 18, 2014 (14:30 local | 10:30 GMT | 06:30 EDT | 05:30 CDT | 03:30 PDT)
Hyderabad v Jaipur at Abu Dhabi
Apr 18, 2014 (18:30 local | 14:30 GMT | 10:30 EDT | 09:30 CDT | 07:30 PDT)
Bangalore v Mumbai at Dubai (DSC)
Apr 19, 2014 (14:30 local | 10:30 GMT | 06:30 EDT | 05:30 CDT | 03:30 PDT)
Kolkata v Delhi at Dubai (DSC)
Apr 19, 2014 (18:30 local | 14:30 GMT | 10:30 EDT | 09:30 CDT | 07:30 PDT)
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