Ishant Sharma      

Full name Ishant Sharma

Born September 2, 1988, Delhi

Current age 33 years 50 days

Major teams India, Deccan Chargers, Delhi, Delhi Capitals, Delhi Daredevils, India A, India Blue, India Red, India Under-19s, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, North Zone, Oil & Natural Gas Corporation, Rest of India, Rising Pune Supergiants, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Sussex

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 104 141 47 785 57 8.35 2563 30.62 0 1 88 1 23 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 148 187 66 1061 66 8.76 3355 31.62 0 2 118 4 33 0
List A 123 45 20 174 31 6.96 368 47.28 0 0 12 1 26 0
T20s 141 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 104 186 19028 10023 311 7/74 10/108 32.22 3.16 61.1 10 11 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 148 263 26676 13586 481 7/24 11/51 28.24 3.05 55.4 21 16 2
List A 123 120 5834 5154 178 5/21 5/21 28.95 5.30 32.7 10 1 0
T20s 141 141 3026 3938 112 5/12 5/12 35.16 7.80 27.0 1 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut Bangladesh v India at Dhaka, May 25-27, 2007 scorecard
Last Test England v India at Leeds, Aug 25-28, 2021 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 England v India at Leeds, Aug 25-28, 2021 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 Punjab Kings v Delhi Capitals at Ahmedabad, May 2, 2021 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
8*, 0/92, 2 India v England Leeds 25 Aug 2021 Test # 2432
8, 3/69, 16, 2/13 India v England Lord's 12 Aug 2021 Test # 2429
4, 3/48, 1*, 0/21 India v New Zealand Southampton 18 Jun 2021 Test # 2425
0/37 Capitals v Punjab Kings Ahmedabad 2 May 2021 T20
0/34 Capitals v KKR Ahmedabad 29 Apr 2021 T20
1/26 Capitals v RCB Ahmedabad 27 Apr 2021 T20
0/23, 0 India v England Ahmedabad 4 Mar 2021 Test # 2414
1/26, 10* India v England Ahmedabad 24 Feb 2021 Test # 2412
0, 2/22, 7, 0/13 India v England Chennai 13 Feb 2021 Test # 2411
2/52, 4, 1/24, 5* India v England Chennai 5 Feb 2021 Test # 2409
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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Sep 12, 2021

Ishant Sharma arrived at the Delhi Capitals' team hotel in Dubai on Sunday IPL 2021, Dubai, September 12, 2021

Ishant Sharma arrived at the Delhi Capitals' team hotel in Dubai on Sunday

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Sep 1, 2021

Ishant Sharma warms up, The Oval, London, September 1, 2021

Ishant Sharma warms up

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Sep 1, 2021

Ishant Sharma at a training session, England vs India, 4th Test, London, September 1, 2021

Ishant Sharma at a training session

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