Sheldon Jackson (cricketer)

Sheldon Philip Jackson (born 27 September 1986)[1] is an Indian cricketer. He is a wicketkeeper-batsman who currently played for Saurashtra in domestic cricket.[2] 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.[3] 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.[4]

Sheldon Philip Jackson
Personal information
Full nameSheldon Philip Jackson
Born (1986-09-27) 27 September 1986 (age 34)
Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
BattingRight-handed
RoleWicket-keeper
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2006–presentSaurashtra
2009–2010Kolkata Knight Riders
2013–2014Royal Challengers Bangalore
2015–2017Kolkata Knight Riders
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 76 55 54
Runs scored 5,634 1,869 998
Batting average 49.42 36.64 22.17
100s/50s 19/27 6/10 0/5
Top score 186 150* 73*
Balls bowled 90
Wickets 2
Bowling average 28.00
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 1/14
Catches/stumpings 53/2 30/8 29/3
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 23 March 2020

On 3 March 2017, during the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy match against Chhattisgarh, Jackson became only the second Indian batsman to be given out in a List A match by obstructing the field.[5]

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.[6] He was the leading run-scorer for Saurashtra in the group-stage of the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy, with 613 runs in eight matches.[7]

In July 2020, Jackson moved from Saurashtra to Puducherry, ahead of the 2020–21 Ranji Trophy.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sheldon Jackson, ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 2013-02-10.
  2. ^ Saurashtra Squad, Ranji Trophy 2012/13 ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 2013-02-10.
  3. ^ RCB sign Sheldon Jackson
  4. ^ "Jackson smashes second successive ton". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 December 2015.
  5. ^ "Jackson out obstructing the field in Saurashtra's win". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Ranji Highlights: Mumbai, UP assert dominance; Mudhasir picks four in four balls". Cricbuzz. Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  7. ^ "From irresistible Rajasthan to inconsistent Karnataka". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  8. ^ "Sheldon Jackson quits Saurashtra for Puducherry". Cricbuzz. Retrieved 14 July 2020.

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