Ishant Sharma
(Indian Cricketer)

Ishant Sharma
Nickname:Sonu, Lambu
Profession:Cricketer
Biography
Autobiography:NA
Biopic:NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.):6’4″
Weight (approx.):84 Kg
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Tattoos:No
Personal Life
Date of Birth:02 September 1988
Age (as on 2018):29 years
Birth Place:Delhi
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:Virgo
Nationality:Indian
School:Ganga International School, Delhi
College:NA
Educational Qualifications:10th Standard
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Family
Father:Vijay Sharma
Mother: Grisha Sharma

 

Sister:Eva (Elder)
Brother:NA

 

Coach/Mentor:Shravan Kumar

Religion:Hindu
Address:NA
Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test:Bangladesh v India at Dhaka, May 25-27, 2007
ODI:India v South Africa at Belfast, Jun 29, 2007

 

Jersey Number:#29 India, #1 Sunrisers Hyderabad
Domestic/State Team:Delhi, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders, Deccan Chargers, Rising Pune Supergiants, Kings XI Punjab, Sussex
Nature on field:Aggressive
Likes to play against:Australia
Records
  • Ishant is the fifth youngest player to take 100 Test wickets.
  • Ishant is the fifth quickest Indian to grab 100 ODI wickets.
Career Turning Point:
  • Fiery spell to Ricky Ponting in Perth Test of India’s tour of Australia in 2008.
  • 7-wicket haul at Lord’s in 2014 to help India win Test match at the venue after 28 years.

During Lord’s Test 2014. Image: Getty

Preferences
Hobbies:Playing Volleyball and Football, Driving, Motor-Biking
Favourite Batsmen:Sachin Tendulkar
Favourite Bowlers:Glenn McGrath
Favourite Cricket Ground:NA
Favourite sports personalities:NA
Favourite Food:Grilled Meat and Home-cooked food
Favourite Actors:Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt
Favourite Films:Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Favourite Musicians/Singers:NA
Favourite Destinations:NA
Smoking/Alcohol:No/Yes
Style Quotient
Cars Collection:Audi RS5
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status:Married
Affairs/Girlfriends:NA
Wife/Spouse:Pratima Singh (Basketball player)

Marriage Date:09 December 2016
Children:NA
Earnings
Net Worth:$3 million
Awards and recognitions

NA

Controversies
  • Ishant Sharma was involved in an altercation with some Sri Lankan players during the 3rd Test of India’s Tour of Sri Lanka in 2015.
  • Ishant Sharma made funny faces at Australia skipper Steve Smith and opener Matt Renshaw during Bengaluru Test in 2017.

Lesser Known Facts
  • Ishant Sharma was involved in an altercation with some Sri Lankan players during the 3rd Test of India’s Tour of Sri Lanka in 2015.
  • Ishant Sharma made funny faces at Australia skipper Steve Smith and opener Matt Renshaw during Bengaluru Test in 2017.