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Sheldon Jackson
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Sheldon Jackson

India|wicketkeeper batter
Sheldon Jackson

Full Name

Sheldon Philip Jackson

Born

September 27, 1986, Bhavnagar, Saurashtra

Age

34y 205d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Fielding Position

Wicketkeeper

Playing Role

Wicketkeeper batter

TEAMS

Hailing from Bhavnagar in Gujarat, Sheldon Jackson played junior cricket in Mumbai. He was first spotted at Kolkata Knight Riders' selection trials by Joydeep Mukherjee, the former Bengal player, and was signed by the franchise in 2009. After being on the fringes of selection for his state team Saurashtra for three years, he made his debut in December 2011.

In the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season, he made four fifties and three hundreds, including back-to-back tons in the quarter-final and semi-final against Karnataka and Punjab respectively, to help Saurashtra qualify for the final for the first time. The same year, he broke into the India A team for the series against West Indies A at home in October 2013.In 2015-16, he was part of Saurashtra's second charge towards a Ranji Trophy title. In the Irani Cup that followed, his unbeaten 59 helped Rest of India pull off the third-highest successful chase in Indian first-class cricket.

Jackson is multidimensional: Apart from being a reliable batsman and an excellent fielder, he also keeps wickets for Saurashtra in the limited-overs competitions. In the longer format, however, the presence of Sagar Jogiyani has freed up that responsibility. During the off season, Jackson is a regular in Chennai's club cricket scene, turning up for Chemplast in the first-division league.

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
FC7612814563418649.42938960.001927642115532
List A605822096150*37.42255082.1971122947308
T20595681240106*25.831059117.091612342354
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
FC764905621/141/1428.003.7345.00000
List A60------------
T2059------------

Recent Matches - Player

Photos


Sheldon Jackson kisses the trophy
Sheldon Jackson had his match shirt autographed by the whole team
Sheldon Jackson and Cheteshwar Pujara walk off after another good day's work
Sheldon Jackson flicks the ball square
Saurashtra reached the Ranji Trophy semi-finals after beating Uttar Pradesh
Cheteshwar Pujara and Sheldon Jackson celebrate