Ishant Sharma (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Height, Biography, Debut & More

Ishant Sharma (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, IPL Price, Bowling Speed, Net Worth, Debut, Retirement, Wife & More

Ishant Sharma is an amazing Indian bowler who has shown some fascinating performances so far. He plays for Delhi in domestic cricket and for Delhi Capitals in Indian premier league. 

He is a right handed batsman and right arm fast medium bowler who has made test cricket his by showing incredible performances in the format.


Real nameIshant Vijay Sharma
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Date of birth2 September 1988
Age (as in 2021)32 years old
Zodiac signVirgo
Birth PlaceDelhi, India
FamilyFather: Vijay Sharma
Mother: Grisha SharmaSister- Eva
Home TownDelhi, India

Birth & Early Life

Ishant Sharma was born on 2 September 1988, in Delhi, India. He left his studies after class 10th and started focusing only on cricket. His cricket career began at the age of 14, when he debuted for the Ranji trophy.

Education & More

SchoolGanga International School, Delhi.
CollegeNot known
Qualification10th pass
AwardsArjuna award for Cricket


  • Domestic career-

Ishant Sharma made his Ranji Trophy debut for Delhi at the young age of 18, he rapidly became the talk of the town as he climbed the stairs to success. He toured England for India under-19s in 2006 and against Pakistan in 2006-07. His performance in three youth tests and six youth one-day internationals for India grabbed the needed attention of selectors and he was selected to play for the senior Indian team. 

Ishant debuted in the Indian premier league for Kolkata knight riders in 2008, since then he has switched many IPL franchises. He has played for Deccan Chargers, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Rising Pune Supergiant, Kings XI Punjab, and his home team Delhi Capitals. His constant team changing clearly highlights that he was never a cutout for the format.

  • International career

In 2007, he was selected for the test team against Bangladesh as a replacement of Munaf Patel. He performed exceptionally well in his debut match. His performance remained spectacular in 2008, but his form saw a dip after that. But he made a comeback in 2011 and scored spectacularly well, his performance included two five wicket hauls against West Indies. 

Sharma made his ODI debut against South Africa on 27 June 2007, he took an impressive amount of wickets and became the highest wicket taker. However due to many injuries, he was not able to participate in the many ODIs. His last ODI was in 2016.


Playing StyleBowler
International debutTest: 25 – 27 May 2007 against Bangladesh
ODI: 29 June 2007 against South Africa
T20I: 01 February 2008 against Australia
Debut MatchesFirst-class- 2006
List A – 2006
T20s- 2007
IPL- 2008
TeamsIndia, Delhi, Deccan Chargers, Sunrisers Hyderabad,
Kings XI Punjab, Rising Pune Supergiants, Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals.
Batting StyleRight-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium-fast
Bowling Speed130 km/h to 140 km/h
Fastest Ball152.6 kmph
Jersey no.29
Best RecordFifth youngest player to take 100 Test wickets.
Coach/ MentorSharvan Kumar


IPL Debut Match2008
Years of Played Matches and teamsKolkata Knight Riders (2008- 2010)
Deccan Chargers (2011- 2012)
Sunrisers Hyderabad (2013 – 2015)
Rising Pune Supergiants (2016)
Kings XI Punjab (2017)
Delhi Capitals (2018- 21)
RecordIn IPL 6 against Chennai, playing for Hyderabad, he conceded 66 runs in his spell of four overs – the most runs for any bowler in IPL history.
IPL priceINR 1.1 crore

Personal Life & More

Ishant Sharma’s father’s name is Vijay Sharma. His mother is a housewife. He has a sister named Eva. He married Pratima Singh on 9 December 2016. 

Marital statusMarried
Marriage Date10 December 2016
WifePratima Singh
ChildrenNot Known
Net worth$3 million
SalaryINR 1 crore

Physical Status & More

Weight84 kg
Body MeasurementsNot known
Eye colourBrown
Hair colourBlack
Hobbieswatching movies, driving, motor – biking , music and playing cricket

Some important facts about Ishant Sharma-

  • Ishant Sharma was born in Delhi, India.
  • He made his U-19 ODI & Test debut alongside Virat Kohli and also made their First-class and Ranji debut in the same match.
  • He is said to be the fastest bowler India ever had.

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