Amit Mishra would have played significantly more International games if he wasn’t born in the same era as Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh. Mishra, a conventional attacking leg spinner who relies on flight, has a big leg-break and sharp googly, has everything in his arsenal.Apart from International career that never really picked off, Mishra is a force to reckon with in the Indian domestic circuit and IPL. Mishra has the most hat-tricks in the IPL, and that too for three different franchises – Delhi Daredevils (2008), Deccan Chargers (2011) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (2013).
Amit Mishra holds the record of most hat-tricks in IPL (3).
After Vaman Kumar and Narendra Hirwani, Mishra is the third Indian leg-spinner to pick a fifer on Test debut.
Mishra shares the record of most wickets (18) in a bilateral ODI series with Javagal Srinath.
In 2015, Amit Mishra was taken into custody after for physical voice and assault. According to the complaint filed by Vandana Jain, Mishra threw a kettle at her. The Indian bowler was released on bail.
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Vandana Jain (Co-owns Bengal Tigers, CCL)
4 crore INR (2018, Delhi Daredevils)
Lesser Known Facts
According to Mishra’s coach Sanjay Bhardwaj, Amit wanted to become a batsman and was unaware of his bowling potential.
Amit Mishra has scored a first-class double century against Karnataka in 2012-13 domestic season.