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).
|Profession:||Cricketer, Leg break bowler|
|Weight (approx.):||68 Kg|
|Eye Colour:||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth:||24 November 1982|
|Age (as on 2018):||35 years|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Sagittarius|
|Father:||S M Mishra (Retired serviceman, Indian Railways)|
|Test:||17 October 2008 v Australia|
|ODI:||13 April 2003 v South Africa|
|T20:||13 June 2010 v Zimbabwe|
|Jersey Number:||#99 India|
|Domestic/State Team:||Deccan Chargers, Delhi Daredevils, Haryana, Sunrisers Hyderabad|
|Nature on field:||Aggressive|
|Likes to play against:||Pakistan and Australia|
- 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.
|Favourite Cricket Ground:||NA|
|Favourite sports personalities:||NA|
|Favourite Actors:||Amitabh Bachachan|
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children|
|Affairs/Girlfriends:||Vandana Jain (Co-owns Bengal Tigers, CCL)|
|IPL earnings:||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.