Ishant Vijay Sharma is an Indian international cricketer was born on 2 September 1988 in Delhi, India. He is a right arm fast bowler who has represented India in one day international, T20 and as well as in tests. Sharma is a 6ft 4in tall man. At the age of 18 he was called to join Indian team for the 2006-07 tour of South Africa. In 2011 Sharma became the 5th youngest 100 test wicket taker; he achieved this record against South Africa in 2013. While he also became the youngest 5th quickest Indian player to take 100 one day international wickets, because of his height and high speed pace, he is considered one of the fastest Indian bowlers.
On several occasion in IPL as well in international he having bowled in excess of 150 Km/h. Earlier Sharma was playing for Delhi and has taken 68 wickets in 14 first class games. Sharma was the part of under 19’s Indian tour of Pakistan in 2006-07 and England 2006. He played six youth one day international and three youth tests for India. In 2008, against Australia he delivered outstanding performance, on the base of this performance he is auctioned by Kolkata Knight Riders in Indian premier league for $950,000.
He was picked in the test squad in May 2007 for the Bangladesh tour. He played in the second test and bowled 3 over’s including one maiden and conceded only 5 runs, although he was unable to take any wicket. In July-August 2007 he was called for the tour of England. Due to injury of India’s front line Pacers RP Singh, Zaheer Khan and Sreesanth in 2007, Sharma was called in the team for third test during the Pakistan tour of India.
In the 3rd test Sharma has taken 5 wickets and this performance earned him a place in Indian team for the next Australia tour. Apart from IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders, Sharma was picked by the Deccan Chargers in 2011-12 IPL seasons and in 2013 he represented Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2013. While Sharma’s career turning point was, when his 54 ball bowled to Ricky Ponting in 2008 Perth Test. While in lords he took 7 wickets and ensured the India’s victory after 28 years.
Ishant Sharma was born on 2 September 1988 on Friday at 12 PM. He was born in Patel Nagar, Delhi, India. He belongs from good middle class family background. His father’s name is Vijay Sharma while Grisha Sharma his mother’s name. He has an elder sister named Eva.
According to his family members Ishant was not too bad at all in his studies; he has scored 60 percent in his class X. He did is schooling from Ganga International School in Delhi. Because of cricket he was not able to concentrate for further classes. Sharma is quite tall almost 6ft 4in and thats, why his nick name is “Lambu” which simply means tall.
Sharma got coching from Shrvan Kumar in school. Sharma is a very dedicated and hardworking Indian player and always plays games with full of dedication. Apart from this, most searched player in the Indian team squad. Ishant has married to Pratima Singh who is also a Basketball Player. Sharma inspired by former Australin bowler Gleen McGrath and former Indian player Sachin Tendulkar.
Sharma favourite food grilled meat while his Dilwale Dulhania Le jayenge his favourite movie. He likes Alia bhatt and Karina Kaif as his favourite actress, his first crush on his favourite actress Katrina Kaif. Apart from this, he likes, to watching movies, driving, biking and listening music. Sharma dislike about, when someone passes comments on his long hairs.
Ishant Sharma Net Worth
Ishant Sharma has a net worth of $3.5 million US dollars in 2017. As Ishant is a member of Indian team squad so he received 50 lakh INR Rupees per annum from the BCCI while, he received 2 lacs per T20, 4 lacks per one day match and 7 lacs per test match. In 2014 IPL auction he picked by the Sunrisers Hyderabad for 2.6 Crores INR rupees. On the other hand he also singed many deals with advertisement companies and receiving handsome amount of money from them.
Ishant Sharma always express his love about cars, he has quite good collection of luxury cars like, Volkswagen Polo, Audi RS5, BMW and Mercedes Benz. While Sharma is living with her wife in her parent house in Patel Nagar, he also bought a home in Mumbai but he never discloses any information regarding this. Ishant also express his love about luxury watches and he often wears Rado, Armani and Rolex watches.
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