Ishan Kishan (born 18 July 1998) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Jharkhand. In December 2015 he was named as the captain of India's squad for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. 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.
|Full name||Ishan Pranav Kumar Pandey Kishan|
|Born||18 July 1998|
Patna, Bihar, India
|Role||Batsman and wicket-keeper|
|Domestic team information|
Source: Cricinfo, 16 April 2019
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.
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. He was the leading run-scorer for Jharkhand in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy, with 484 runs in six matches.
In January 2018, he was bought by the Mumbai Indians in the 2018 IPL auction. He was the leading run-scorer for Jharkhand in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, with 405 runs in nine matches. In October 2018, he was named in India C's squad for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy, scoring a century in the tournament's final. In February 2019, in the 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, he scored an unbeaten century against Jammu & Kashmir. In the next match, against Manipur, scored 113 not out, to record back-to-back centuries in the tournament.
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