Indian Fast Bowler Ishant Sharma Biography, Personal Life, Marriage, Wife
Ishant Sharma is one of the fastest bowlers of Indian cricket team. He is known to be the spearhead of the bowling attack of the Indian team. He is also the leading wicket takers and the most experienced one-day and test match bowler for the Indian team. He is the tallest Indian fast bowler of all times which makes him one of the best bowlers in the Indian team. Ishant Sharma is a very hardworking cricketer and plays his game with full dedication. He is also one of the most searched players in the Indian team. People are curious to know about his personal life and many other things related to his cricketing career. So, go on reading Indian Cricketer Ishant Sharma Biography and learn about Ishant Sharma wiki, Ishant Sharma family background, Ishant Sharma girlfriend name, Ishant Sharma marriage, Ishant Sharma education, Ishant Sharma biodata, and nearly all about Ishant Sharma.
Ishant Sharma Date of Birth and Education
Ishant was born on 2nd September 1988 in Delhi’s Patel Nagar. He was born on Friday at 12 p.m. Ishant Sharma family background is good. He belongs to the middle-class family. Ishant Sharma father name is Vijay Sharma and Ishant Sharma mother name is Grisha Sharma. Ishant has an elder sister named Eva. His Uncle’s name is Sunil Sharma. Ishant was not too bad in studies. He did his schooling from Ganga International School in Delhi where he scored 60 percent marks in class X. Then in further classes, he was not able to concentrate in studies because of cricket. He had to stop his studies when he got a call from the Indian Cricket team.
Ishant Sharma Personal Life
Ishant Sharma age was too young when he started playing cricket at domestic level. He is very deterministic player of our country and is very capable and practical person. He is the tallest cricketer of Indian cricket team. Ishant Sharma height is 6 ft 5 in which is 1.94 meters. Because of his tall height other teammates usually, call him ‘Lambu’ which means tall. Ishant Sharma weight is approximately 75 kg weight. Shravan Kumar was his coach in school. Ishant Sharma birthday is the day which he loves to enjoy with friends and family.
Ishant Sharma Cricket Career
Ishant played for the Delhi team in the domestic cricket where bagged 68 wickets in 14 domestic games. He also got selected in the India’s Under 19 team where he toured England and Pakistan in 2006-2007. Ishant Sharma fastest ball speed is 152.6 km/h against Australia in Adelaide which he bowled on February 2008. It is the second fastest ball bowled by an Indian cricketer. For the tour of South Africa Ishant was called to join the team but after some time it was decided not to take him for the tour.
Ishant Sharma Domestic and first class career
Ishant had very small domestic cricket period. He only played 14 first class games where he took 68 wickets including the one 5 wicket haul against Baroda. He was one of the fastest bowlers in the Indian team after Javagal Srinath. He uses his height well for bowling fast. He also played with the Indian Under 19 cricket team along with Ravinder Jadeja, Rohit Sharma and many others. Ishant Sharma also played 6 Youth test matches and 6 youth One-day matches for the Indian team.
Ishant Sharma Test Career
Ishant Sharma made his test debut against Bangladesh on May 25, 2007, as the replacement for Munaf Patel where he bowled only 3 overs giving away only five runs. After this in December 2007 due to the injuries of Zaheer Khan, RP Singh, Ishant Sharma was again included in the team for the test matches against Pakistan in India. He made his place permanent in the team now because of his brilliant performance on the Indian soil. Then he also got selected for the Australian tour. Ishant can’t forget that tour as he bowled brilliantly there and troubled Ricky Ponting for the whole series including test matches as well as One-day internationals. Then he never looked back and gave back to back brilliant performances for his team. During this period he also saw many ups and downs in his test career. He also saw rough patch where he struggled to get wickets and injuries also caused his downfall. Ishant Sharma has played 58 test matches till now with 101 innings and has got 178 wickets so far. His best bowling performance is 7/74 against England at Lords. (by 2014)
Ishant Sharma ODI Career
Ishant Sharma made his ODI debut against South Africa at Belfast on June 29, 2007. In this match he was wicketless. Ishant Sharma has played 72 ODI matches so far where he had got 102 wickets in all with the bowling average of 31.44. His best bowling performance in the ODIs is 4/38. Ishant has gone through rough patches in the ODIs as well especially on the Indian soil. You can even watch Ishant Sharma love affair, Ishant Sharma controversy, Ishant Sharma wife name, Ishant Sharma dating, live streaming videos whenever he is playing in any international match or IPL. (by 2014)
Ishant Sharma IPL Career
In the first auction, Ishant was bought by the Deccan Chargers where he got the highest amount as compared to any other fast bowler. Then he played for the Shahrukh Khan Kolkata Knight Riders and after that for Sunrisers Hyderabad as well. He has played 62 matches in all in the IPL where he has taken 55 wickets at an average of 31.72 with the best bowling performance of 5/12. Kolkata Knight Riders bought him for $950,000 which was highest for any bowler so far (By 2014). Continue reading a biography of Ishant Sharma and learn more about Ishant Sharma love affair, Ishant Sharma controversy, Ishant Sharma wife name, Ishant Sharma dating, and other info about him.
Ishant Sharma Love Affairs
Ishant Sharma had been found partying with his Indian cricket team mates including Jadeja, Anjinkya Rahane, MS Dhoni, and other players. Years back, he was hardly involved in dating. Ishant Sharma kept focused towards his career. Ishant Sharma admitted it that he liked the actress Katrina Kaif and admires her acting. In the year 2014, he was found dating basketball player Pratima Singh and media rumoured her to be Ishant Sharma girlfriend. Later in 2016, both got engaged and it officially became confirmed that Ishant Sharma wife is Pratima Singh. This was the heartbreaking news for the boys who loved her. Ishant Sharma marriage took place in 2016 and few of the Indian teammates were invited to the wedding. We wish him a happy married life and pray that he is blessed with a child soon.