Jitesh Sharma is a wicket keeper batsman who was born on October 22, 1993 at Amrawati, Maharashtra. He plays for Vidarbha in domestic cricket, and was bought by Punjab Kings for his base price of 20 Lakhs in Indian Premier League 2022 Auction. He made his way into the Vidarbha senior national side in 2014 after good performances in 2012/13 Cooch Behar Trophy.
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His best performance came in 2015/16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Jitesh emerged as the third highest run scorer and cemented his place in the white ball side. In the 2016 Auction, he was bought by Mumbai Indians and was a part of the title winning team in 2017. He will make his comeback into the IPL 2022 for Punjab Kings, with impressive performances in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021/22.
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Jitesh Sharma has been playing for the Vidarbha team since 2014/15 domestic season. He has been part of only 16 First Class Matches, and scored 553 runs, and has 1266 runs in 41 List A matches. In 54 T20s, he has scored 1329 at an average of 28.27. In recent, he hit 214 runs in 8 matches Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021/22 and hit the most sixes in the tournament. With his ability to hit long balls in a consistent manner, he can be a quality player in the future.
With a good experience and current form in domestic cricket, Jitesh Sharma was chosen to play for Punjab Kings in Indian Premier League 2022 Auction. With a term of minimum of 3 years, Jitesh Sharma will be looking to make his name by being the permanent middle order batsman of the franchise.
Jitesh has not opened about his relationship in social media, nor it has been floated in the media.
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