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Ish Sodhi
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Ish Sodhi

New Zealand|Bowler
Ish Sodhi

INTL CAREER: 2013 - 2021

Full Name

Inderbir Singh Sodhi

Born

October 31, 1992, Ludhiana, India

Age

28y 199d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Legbreak

Playing Role

Bowler

TEAMS

There is little in Ish Sodhi's statistics to suggest he is an international-quality legspinner, but New Zealand's selectors have seen enough in his aggressive approach and keen attitude to hand him a Test debut after only one full season of first-class cricket. Known chiefly for the turn he generates and the flight he fearlessly trusts, Sodhi's journey to top-level cricket has been a triumph of determination over significant odds.

Born in Ludhiana, in the Indian state of Punjab, Sodhi began his cricket in south Auckland, where his parents had migrated in his youth. Papatoetoe High School is not renowned for its cricket, and perhaps as a result, Sodhi had trouble establishing himself in regional representative teams, and may have also been a victim of Auckland's pitches that provide little aid to spin bowlers, and captains who are not versed in how to use them.

Undeterred, Sodhi left school early and a training stint with Dipak Patel and Matt Horne was when his career finally got some traction. A move to Northern Districts allayed the frustration of not being able to displace the spinner in the Auckland side, and after an encouraging 2012-13 season, Sodhi earned a trip to the subcontinent with New Zealand A, which cleared the path to the New Zealand side.
Andrew Fidel Fernando

Career Averages

Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test173131861992414/607/7948.583.7577.70200
ODI333216201508434/584/5835.065.5837.60100
T20I575511791586734/284/2821.728.0716.10200
FC841411533491052647/3012/6234.483.5658.0012142
List A8683433336771184/104/1031.165.0936.70300
T20171166353946441926/116/1124.187.8718.40410
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test172544486321.3385152.6403507110
ODI3314381247.3610477.88004480
T20I571047616*12.6670108.570045160
FC8412318225982*21.51400456.4101127935380
List A86441038144*11.2040893.38002614210
T2017150242695110.34252106.74011812310
Inderbir Singh Sodhi
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Recent Matches - Player

MATCHBATBOWLDATEGROUNDFORMAT
Northern Dis vs Otago10 & 402/48 & 1/4203-Apr-2021DunedinFC
New Zealand vs Bangladesh--0/3430-Mar-2021NapierT20I # 1140
New Zealand vs Bangladesh--4/2828-Mar-2021HamiltonT20I # 1139
Northern Dis vs Wellington332/56 & 0/3318-Mar-2021Mount MaunganuiFC
Northern Dis vs Auckland00/7 & 2/3911-Mar-2021WhangareiFC

Photos


Ish Sodhi ran through Bangladesh's middle order
Ish Sodhi capped off a good series with a three-wicket haul
Jimmy Neesham celebrates Ish Sodhi's terrific catch
Mitchell Santner and Ish Sodhi celebrate a wicket
New Zealand with the T20I trophy, having won the series 2-1
Ish Sodhi gives his moustache a twirl after getting Khushdil Shah's wicket