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Ishan Kishan (born 18 July 1998) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Jharkhand.[1][2] In December 2015 he was named as the captain of India's squad for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.[3] Ishan is a left-handed batsman and wicket-keeper. In the players auction for the 2018 Indian Premier League Ishan Kishan was bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs. 6.2 Crores.[4]

Ishan Kishan
Personal information
Full nameIshan Pranav Kumar Pandey Kishan
Born (1998-07-18) 18 July 1998 (age 21)
Patna, Bihar, India
BattingLeft hand
RoleBatsman and wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2014–presentJharkhand
2016–2017Gujarat Lions
2018–presentMumbai Indians
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 39 45 67
Runs scored 2536 1650 1577
Batting average 39.62 40.24 25.43
100s/50s 5/14 3/10 2/7
Top score 273 139 113*
Balls bowled 24 - -
Wickets - - -
Bowling average - - -
5 wickets in innings - - -
10 wickets in match - - -
Best bowling - - -
Catches/stumpings 77/9 50/3 36/7
Source: Cricinfo, 16 April 2019

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BiographyEdit

Ishan was born in Patna, Bihar. His father Pranav Kumar Pandey, is a builder by profession. Ishan's brother Raj Kishan, supported him in pursuing cricket as career. Due to registration issue between Bihar Cricket Association and the BCCI, Ishan started playing for neighboring state Jharkhand based on advice from a senior player and friend. As per Ishan's coach, his idols are former Indian team captain M.S. Dhoni and former Australian wicketkeeper batsman Adam Gilchrist.[5][6]

CareerEdit

On 6 November 2016, Ishan Kishan scored 273 runs against Delhi in the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy. This was the highest score by a player for Jharkhand in the Ranji Trophy.[7][8] He was the leading run-scorer for Jharkhand in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy, with 484 runs in six matches.[9]

In January 2018, he was bought by the Mumbai Indians in the 2018 IPL auction.[10] He was the leading run-scorer for Jharkhand in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, with 405 runs in nine matches.[11] In October 2018, he was named in India C's squad for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy,[12] scoring a century in the tournament's final.[13] In February 2019, in the 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, he scored an unbeaten century against Jammu & Kashmir.[14] In the next match, against Manipur, scored 113 not out, to record back-to-back centuries in the tournament.[15]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ishan Kishan". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  2. ^ DY Patil T20 Cup: Ishan Kishan shines in ONGC's massive win
  3. ^ "Ishan Kishan to lead India at U19 World Cup". ESPNCricinfo. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  4. ^ Ishan Kishan – Mumbai Indians (MI) IPL 2018 Player
  5. ^ Kumar, Amrendra. "Ishan Kishan is a mixture of MS Dhoni and Adam Gilchrist". IBN Live cricket next. Retrieved 24 December 2015.
  6. ^ Thygarajan, Roshan. "Ishan Kishan: Cool head with shades of Dhoni, Sehwag and Kohli". Wisden India. Retrieved 24 December 2015.
  7. ^ "Ishan Kishan's 273 for Jharkhand". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  8. ^ "Ranji Trophy: Delhi v Jharkhand at Thumba, Nov 5-8, 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  9. ^ "Ranji Trophy, 2017/18: Jharkhand batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  10. ^ "List of sold and unsold players". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  11. ^ "Vijay Hazare Trophy, 2018/19 - Jharkhand: Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  12. ^ "Rahane, Ashwin and Karthik to play Deodhar Trophy". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  13. ^ "Deodhar Trophy final showcases India's batting riches". Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  14. ^ "Rahul Shukla five-for, Ishan Kishan ton headline big Jharkhand win". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  15. ^ "Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20: Ishan Kishan cracks second straight ton as Jharkhand scores 3rd win". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 February 2019.

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