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Ishant Sharma Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Ishant Vijay Sharma
Place Of Birth
New Delhi , India
35 years old
Birth Date
September 2 1988

Ishant Sharma Facts

Child Star?
Indian Cricketer
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth
Current Partner
Pratima Singh
Vijay Sharma, Grisha Sharma
Eva Sharma

About Ishant Sharma 

Ishant Sharma's zodiac sign is Virgo, and he was born on September 2, 1988.

Ishant Sharma's father's name is Vijay Sharma, and his mother's name is Grisha Sharma. He has a sister named Eva Sharma.

Ishant Sharma made his way to the Indian team through test cricket. He hasn't revealed much information about his family, like their parent's profession. He was nicknamed 'Lambu' due to his height by his fellow cricketers.

Ishant Sharma Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Ishant Sharma's net worth?

Ishant Sharma has an estimated net worth of $15 million.

How much does Ishant Sharma earn per year?

Ishant Sharma's yearly earnings are not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Ishant Sharma?

Ishant Sharma is 6 ft 5 in (196 cm) tall.

How old is Ishant Sharma?

Ishant Sharma is 33 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Ishant Sharma was born in New Delhi, India. He completed his schooling at Ganga International School, Delhi. He was from a brahmin family, and Ishant hasn't revealed much information about his childhood.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Ishant Sharma's partner?

Ishant Sharma married Pratima Singh, an Indian Basketball player, on December 10, 2016.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Ishant Sharma made his way into Indian cricket by playing a test debut against Bangladesh in 2007. Ishant was a right-arm fast-paced bowler. He played 105 tests, 80 ODI's, 149 First Class Cricket, and 123 List A Cricket. He scored 785 runs in his Test career, 72 runs in International cricket, 1061 runs in FC, and 174 runs in the LA. He bowled over 55,535 balls over his entire cricketing career. He bagged 1085 wickets in his entire career.

Charity Work

Ishant Sharma participated in the charity work along with his fellow cricketers Virat Kohli and Irfan Pathan, in 2016.

What awards has Ishant Sharma won?

Ishant Sharma received the Arjuna Award for cricket in 2020 from the Indian Government.

Ishant Sharma's Hobbies And Interests

Ishant Sharma loves continental food. His hobbies are traveling, listening to music, and watching good movies. He loves to listen to Hip-Hop and Metal music.

Other Interesting Ishant Sharma Facts And Trivia

  • In 2007, he also played his first ODI against South Africa after his test match against Bangladesh.
  • Ishant Sharma is the fifth-youngest player to take 100 test wickets by 2011.
  • Ishant Sharma achieved wickets against England, West Indies, and New Zealand, similar to Kapil Dev's wicket haul against Australia, Pakistan, which was twice, and West Indies.
  • He maintains cars like Audi RX5, Audi S5-sports, and Volkswagen Polo.
  • In 2011, there was a Boxing Day Test cricket where the fast bowler bowled against Ricky Ponting during his second innings.
  • Ishant Sharma made his IPL debut in 2008, where he played for Kolkata Knight Riders at first until 2010, then Deccan Chargers.
  • As of 2022, he is playing for the IPL team Delhi Capitals. He is known as a talented fast bowler on the Indian cricket team.
  • Ishant Sharma is known to be the second cricketer to bag six or more wickets in a Test match after Kapil Dev.
  • This Indian cricketer bowls at a really fast speed. He also played for Kings XI Punjab, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and Rising Pune Supergiants in IPL.
  • In Lords, he bagged seven wickets for 24 runs against England.
  • Ishant Sharma met his wife Pratima Singh at the IGMA Basketball Association League of Delhi, where he was a Chief Guest invited by Pratima's sister.
  • Ishant Sharma didn't know that his wife was a basketball player initially as she wasn't playing due to her injury.
  • In a talk show, What the Duck, Ishant Sharma revealed that his wife took two years to accept his request on Facebook.
  • Ishant Sharma and Pratima Singh got engaged in Varanasi. He played cricket for a pass time while studying in 10th class.
  • Ishant Sharma bowled the second fastest ball at 152.6km/h against Australia in Adelaide on February 17, 2008.
  • Ishant Sharma was compared to Javagal Srinath, who had fast bowling skills, and was an Indian fast bowler.
  • Ishant Sharma also plays soccer and volleyball, apart from cricket.
  • Ishant is the second most successful bowler outside Asia, bagging 156 wickets after Anil Kumble, who bagged 200 wickets.
  • In the beginning, while he was 18 years old, Ishant was selected for the Indian team against the South Africa match, but he was unselected due to a few reasons.
  • In 2007, during the Pakistan tour of India, fast bowlers like Zaheer Khan, Sreesanth, and RP Singh were injured, so Ishant bagged a chance to play in the match, and he took five wickets in the third test.
  • After his Pakistan tour, he bagged a chance in the next match against Australia. As a cricketer, Ishant had many injuries, and he also had ankle surgery in 2012 when he missed playing IPL 2012.
  • Ishant couldn't play the Border-Gavaskar Trophy on Boxing Day in 2007 as the Indian team had many fast bowlers like Zaheer Khan and RP Singh.
  • In the 2008 CB series against Australia, Ishant bagged four wickets where he won the Man of the Match title.
  • In 2009, as Ishant was not in form to play in the second test against Sri Lanka, he was replaced by Sreesanth.
  • His performance was not up to the mark against the Australia ODI series in 2013, but he practiced and came back strong against South Africa in 2013 by taking four wickets.
  • Of late, Ishant Sharma has turned to a vegetarian diet.

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