Another fast bowler hailing from India has made his mark in the international cricket. Mohit Sharma got his recognition after continuous work in the domestic circuit and then being picked up in the IPL. He became the bowler he is under the captaincy of MS Dhoni when he played for Chennai Super Kings. Since the fast bowling talent in the country is thriving, Sharma is considered as one of the backups for the Test and ODI sides.
Date of Birth:
18 September 1988
Age (as on 2017):
Ballabhgarh, Faridabad, Haryana
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:
Aggarwal Public School, Ballabhgarh
1 August 2013 vs Zimbabwe in Bulawayo
30 March 2014 vs Australia in Dhaka
#6(India) #18(IPL, County Cricket)
Haryana, Chennai Super Kings, Kings XI Punjab
Nature on field:
Likes to play against:
Took 2 for 26 in his ODI debut vs Zimbabwe to became the Man of the Match.
In IPL 7 in 2014, he won the purple cap for taking 23 wickets.
Career Turning Point
When he took 37 wickets in 8 matches of 2012-13 Ranji season with an average of 23.24.
Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Glenn McGrath and Dale Steyn
Favourite Cricket Ground:
Favourite sports personalities:
Kadhi chawal and bhindi
Aamir Khan and Sylvester Stallone/ Deepika Padukone
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
8 March 2016
Lesser Known Facts
He is the last bowler to get Sachin Tendulkar out in a domestic First-Class cricket match when he did in October 2013.
In his IPL debut, he took 20 wickets with Chennai Super Kings in 2013.
He is a humble and a down to earth person. He still resides at the same house as before, and trains with the same people