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Ishant Sharma

Ishant Sharma

Born September 2, 1988 Delhi
Age 26 Years, 6 Months, 0 Days
National Side India
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling Right-arm fast medium
Batting Rank Test - NA, ODI - NA
Bowling Rank Test - 18, ODI - 62
Teams Played India, India A, India Red, North Zone, Rest of India, Kolkata, Hyderabad, India, Delhi, Hyderabad
Man of the Match Test - 2, ODI - 3, T20I - 0, IPL - 2, CL - 0,
Career Span 2007 - 2014, 2007 - 2015, 2008 - 2013, 2008 - 2014, 2013,

As India's stock of pace bowlers continued to deplete due to fitness issues, a lanky lad from Delhi profited best. Being the selectors'; perpetual option as a stand-in, Ishant Sharma has been on the periphery of the Indian team since his Test debut against Bangladesh in 2007.

Ishant Sharma OVERLALL STATS

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s6sAvgS/RCtSt
Test 61 923452731 v AUS005909.0829.03130
ODI 7627137213 v SL00605.1436.00170
T20I 143285* v SL00108.0088.8840
IPL 621814379 v HYD00219.2580.43130
CL 300--0000-0.00--

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w5wAvgE/RS/R
Test 1072077.33876976187 7/74 v ENG20637.303.3566.65
ODI 74582.12933131064/34 v SL7031.255.6932.95
T20I 1446.2040082/34 v BAN0050.008.6334.75
IPL 62224.531743545/12 v KOC1132.277.7524.98
CL 312.0010832/36 v TT0036.009.0024.00

Ishant Sharma AGAINST OPPOSITION

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Australia 19 30 11 167 31 0 0 22 / 0 8.78 29.19 4 0
Bangladesh 3 3 1 21 13 0 0 4 / 0 10.50 30.00 - -
England 11 19 8 80 13 0 0 8 / 0 7.27 23.73 1 0
New Zealand 6 7 1 61 26 0 0 8 / 0 10.16 44.85 2 0
Pakistan 1 1 1 0 0* 0 0 0 / 0 - 0.00 2 0
South Africa 8 12 4 48 23 0 0 7 / 0 6.00 29.09 1 0
Sri Lanka 7 12 5 110 31* 0 0 6 / 0 15.71 26.37 3 0
West Indies 6 8 3 40 17 0 0 4 / 0 8.00 35.08 0 0
Total 61 92 34 527 31 v AUS 0 0 59/0 8.30 27.29 13 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
Australia 34 607.1 107 2019 45 4/77 6 / 0 44.86 3.32 80.95
Bangladesh 6 74.0 14 260 10 4/66 1 / 0 26.00 3.51 44.40
England 17 420.0 81 1341 35 7/74 4 / 1 38.31 3.19 72.00
New Zealand 11 224.4 41 769 30 6/51 3 / 2 25.63 3.42 44.93
Pakistan 2 39.1 13 140 5 5/118 0 / 1 28.00 3.57 47.00
South Africa 14 276.1 43 959 20 4/79 1 / 0 47.95 3.47 82.85
Sri Lanka 11 203.3 35 780 15 3/20 3 / 0 52.00 3.83 81.40
West Indies 12 232.5 53 708 27 6/55 2 / 2 26.22 3.04 51.74
Total 107 2076.5 387 6976 187 5/118 v PAK 20/6 36.12 3.42 63.16

ODI

T20I

IPL

CL

Ishant Sharma LOCATION WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Away 39 66 23 381 31 v AUS 0 0 41 / 0 8.86 30.00 7 0
Home 22 26 11 146 31 v AUS 0 0 18 / 0 9.73 26.78 6 0
Total 61 92 34 527 31 v AUS 0 0 59/0 9.30 28.39 13 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
Away 67 1391.2 246 4901 125 7/74 v ENG 13 / 5 39.20 3.52 66.78
Home 40 686.1 141 2075 62 5/77 v WI 7 / 1 33.46 3.02 66.40
Total 107 2077.3 387 6976 187 5/77 v WI 20/6 36.33 3.27 66.59

ODI

T20I

IPL

CL

Ishant Sharma YEAR WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
2007 2 1 1 0 0* v PAK 0 0 0 / 0 - 0.00 2 0
2008 13 20 11 118 23 v AUS 0 0 12 / 0 13.11 30.17 3 0
2009 4 4 0 24 18 v NZ 0 0 3 / 0 6.00 39.34 1 0
2010 11 17 7 176 31 v AUS 0 0 22 / 0 17.60 28.34 4 0
2011 12 19 6 82 17 v WI 0 0 6 / 0 6.30 26.53 1 0
2012 5 9 1 44 16 v AUS 0 0 7 / 0 5.50 29.33 - -
2013 6 8 2 15 4 v SA 0 0 1 / 0 2.50 21.42 1 0
2014 8 14 6 68 26 v NZ 0 0 8 / 0 8.50 32.53 1 0
Total 61 92 34 527 31 v AUS 0 0 59/0 7.44 25.96 13 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
2007 4 52.1 15 189 6 5/118 v PAK 0 / 1 31.50 3.62 52.16
2008 22 392.3 67 1201 38 4/77 v AUS 5 / 0 31.60 3.05 61.97
2009 6 127.2 21 469 10 4/73 v NZ 1 / 0 46.90 3.68 76.40
2010 20 323.4 56 1240 33 4/43 v NZ 5 / 0 37.57 3.83 58.84
2011 22 487.5 100 1578 43 6/55 v WI 3 / 2 36.69 3.23 68.06
2012 7 161.0 28 529 7 3/49 v ENG 1 / 0 75.57 3.28 138.00
2013 12 187.0 40 578 12 4/79 v SA 1 / 0 48.16 3.09 93.50
2014 14 346.0 60 1192 38 7/74 v ENG 4 / 3 31.36 3.44 54.63
Total 107 2076.5 387 6976 187 5/118 v PAK 20/6 42.42 3.40 75.45

ODI

T20I

IPL

CL

Last 5 Performances

Batting Bowling Opposition Match Date
0*(6) & DNB 0/104 & 2/49 v Australia Dec 26, 2014
1*(3) & 1*(9) 3/117 & 3/38 v Australia Dec 17, 2014
0(2) & 1(2) 1/85 & 0/41 v Australia Dec 09, 2014
7*(42) & 2(4) 4/96 v England Aug 15, 2014
12*(13) & 0*(10) 0/61 & 7/74 v England Jul 17, 2014

ISHANT SHARMA's profile

As India's stock of pace bowlers continued to deplete due to fitness issues, a lanky lad from Delhi profited best. Being the selectors'; perpetual option as a stand-in, Ishant Sharma has been on the periphery of the Indian team since his Test debut against Bangladesh in 2007.

With a privileged height of 6 feet 4 inches and a combination of a high arm delivery action and genuine speed, a determined five-for against the touring Pakistan side in 2008 in what was only his third taste of Test cricket endeared Sharma to many. With Zaheer Khan and Sreesanth out of contention, the Delhiite grew in stature recording speeds unseen since the times of Javagal Srinath. He represented Kolkata in the inaugural edition of the Indian T20 league before moving to the Hyderabad franchise.

It was Venkatesh Prasad, Srinath's bowling partner who coached Sharma. Prasad helped him to introduce variation in his bowling, art of reverse swing, resulting in his affirmation on the world stage. Sharma was notably responsible for Ricky Ponting's repeated dismissals, during encounters, both home and away in 2008 and is probably what comes to mind first when his name is raised. His career took a path of decline after his initial dream run in Tests and ODIs and in spite of completing 50 Tests, his average hovers in the high 30s. Sharma's 10 wickets in the 2013 Champions Trophy in England was one of the fine highlights of his ODI career. After his brilliant Champions Trophy performance, his performances dropped against Australia, South Africa and New Zealand. Due to poor form, he wasn’t included in the World T20 squad. Recently, he admitted that he had thought of quitting ODIs after he was dropped from the national side. Sharma will be representing the Hyderabad franchise once again in the 2014 edition of the Indian T20 League after he was bought for 2.6 crores during the auction.