Mohit Sharma

Mohit Mahipal Sharma (born 18 September 1988) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Haryana. He is a right-arm fast-medium bowler.

Mohit Sharma
Personal information
Full nameMohit Mahipal Sharma
Born (1988-09-18) 18 September 1988 (age 32)
Ballabhgarh, Haryana, India
NicknameAashu
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight arm fast-medium
RoleBowler
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 199)1 August 2013 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI18 June 2015 v Bangladesh
ODI shirt no.6
T20I debut (cap 47)30 March 2014 v Australia
Last T20I7 September 2014 v England
T20I shirt no.6
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2011–presentHaryana
2013–2015Chennai Super Kings (squad no. 18)
2016–2018Kings XI Punjab (squad no. 18)
2019Chennai Super Kings (squad no. 18)
2020Delhi Capitals
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 26 4 44 62
Runs scored 31 3 640 181
Batting average 7.75 13.05 13.92
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 11 3* 49 24
Balls bowled 1,121 138 6,788 2,735
Wickets 31 6 127 66
Bowling average 32.90 30.83 24.55 34.43
5 wickets in innings 0 0 7 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 0
Best bowling 4/22 2/28 5/26 4/22
Catches/stumpings 6/– 1/– 12/– 23/-
Source: Cricinfo, 3 April 2020

Domestic and IPL careerEdit

Following his work with pace bowling coach Ian Pont, Sharma picked up 37 wickets from 7 games at an average of 23 in the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy. He was then contracted by the IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings for the 2013 season. He played 15 matches in 2013 Indian Premier League and took 23 wickets.

In December 2018, he was bought by the Chennai Super Kings in the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League for 5 crores.[1][2] He was released by the Chennai Super Kings ahead of the 2020 IPL auction.[3] In the 2020 IPL auction, he was bought by the Delhi Capitals ahead of the 2020 Indian Premier League.[4]

International careerEdit

Sharma made his international debut for India in 4th ODI against Zimbabwe during India's tour of Zimbabwe. Sharma bowled an economical spell (2/26 in 10 overs) and took his first wicket in his fourth over dismissing Zimbabwe opening batsman Sikandar Raza. Sharma became the second Indian after Sandeep Patil to be adjudged man of the match on ODI debut.[5][6] Sharma made his T20I debut for India during the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh. His debut match was against Australia. He took one wicket when he bowled out Australian all-rounder Shane Watson. He was the third highest wicket taker for India in the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IPL 2019 auction: The list of sold and unsold players". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  2. ^ "IPL 2019 Auction: Who got whom". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Where do the eight franchises stand before the 2020 auction?". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  4. ^ "IPL auction analysis: Do the eight teams have their best XIs in place?". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 20 December 2019.
  5. ^ Derek Abraham (2 August 2013). "Mohit Sharma becomes second Indian after Sandeep Patil to be adjudged man of the match on ODI debut". Retrieved 2 August 2013.
  6. ^ Dwaipayan Datta (1 August 2013). "Mohit Sharma makes his mark for India straight up". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 August 2013.

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