Sheldon Jackson (cricketer)
Sheldon Philip Jackson (born 27 September 1986) is an Indian cricketer. He is a wicketkeeper-batsman who currently plays for Saurashtra in the domestic cricket. He was a part of Kolkata Knight Riders IPL team in 2009 and 2010. After a good domestic season in 2012–13, he was signed up by the Royal Challengers Bangalore in February 2013. He finished the 2014–15 Ranji Trophy season as the fifth-highest run-getter. During the 2015–16 Vijay Hazare Trophy, Jackson hit two centuries on two consecutive days of the competition.
|Full name||Sheldon Philip Jackson|
|Born||27 September 1986|
Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
|Domestic team information|
|2009–2010||Kolkata Knight Riders|
|2013–2014||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|2015–2017||Kolkata Knight Riders|
Source: Cricinfo, 10 February 2013
On 2 November 2018, in Saurashtra's match against Chhattisgarh in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy, he scored his fifteenth century in first-class cricket. He was the leading run-scorer for Saurashtra in the group-stage of the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy, with 613 runs in eight matches.
He was highlighted once for his tweet against indian selectors for ignoring him and other Saurashtra players for India A selection. He tweeted that playing FC is then of no importance and also pointed the selectors biased because according to him they belong to 'small states'.
- Sheldon Jackson, ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 2013-02-10.
- Saurashtra Squad, Ranji Trophy 2012/13 ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 2013-02-10.
- RCB sign Sheldon Jackson
- "Jackson smashes second successive ton". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 December 2015.
- "Jackson out obstructing the field in Saurashtra's win". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
- "Ranji Highlights: Mumbai, UP assert dominance; Mudhasir picks four in four balls". Cricbuzz. Retrieved 2 November 2018.
- "From irresistible Rajasthan to inconsistent Karnataka". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 January 2019.