Ishant Sharma Biography, Family, Caste, Wife, Net Worth

Ishant Sharma Biography

Full NameIshant Vijay Sharma
Nickname(s)Lambu and Sonu
Date of Birth2 September 1988
Age (as of 2023)35 Years
BirthplaceDelhi, India
Zodiac signVirgo
Family CasteBrahmin
HometownDelhi, India
SchoolGanga International School, Delhi.
Educational Qualification10th standard
Coach/MentorSharvan Kumar
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Jersey Number#29, # 1,
Social Media AccountsTwitter

Physical Stats

Height6’ 3” (191 cm)
Weight84 kg (Kilograms) / 185 lbs (Pounds)
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack

Ishant Sharma Wife and Children

Ishant Sharma Wife Photo
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpousePratima Singh
ProfessionBasketball player
Frist MeetupMet in 2011 at a basketball event
Marriage Date9 December 2016
Children Baby girl born on (November 3, 2023)

Ishant Sharma Family Members

Ishant Sharma Family Photo
FatherVijay Sharma
MotherGrisha Sharma
SisterEva (elder)

Net Worth & Salary

  • BCCI Retainer Fee: INR 5 crore
  • Test Match Fee: INR 15 lakh
  • ODI Match Fee: INR 6 lakh
  • T20I Match Fee: INR 3 lakh
  • IPL Salary: INR 1.1 crore (Dehli Capital)
  • Total Net Worth: INR 50 Crores

Debut in International Cricket

FormatDebut DateOpponentLast Match DateOpponent
Test25 May 2007Bangladesh25 November 2021New Zealand
ODI29 June 2007South Africa17 January 2016Australia
T20I1 February 2008Australia10 October 2013Australia

Ishant Sharma Records

Ishant Sharma Photos
  • Fifth youngest player to take 100 Test wickets.
  • Joined Kapil Dev and Zaheer Khan in the 300-Test wicket club (8 Feb 2021).
  • Amazing 54 balls bowled to Ricky Ponting (2008)
  • 7 wickets in Lord’s Test, ensuring India’s Test victory at Lord’s after 28 Years.

Domestic Career

  • Domestic/State Team Delhi
  • IPL Teams
  • Kolkata Knight Riders (2008-2010)
  • Deccan Chargers (2011-2012)
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad (2013 – present)
  • Dehli Capitals (2023)
  • Nature on Field Aggressive

Interesting Facts

  • Ishant Sharma was born on 2nd September 1988 in Delhi, India.
  • He belongs to a Hindu Brahmin family.
  • He is often called “Lambu” and “Sonu” by his friends and teammates due to his tall stature.
  • Ishant made his Test debut for India on 25th May 2007 against Bangladesh when he was just 18 years old.
  • Known for his aggressive nature on the field, Ishant has been a key player in India’s bowling attack.
  • He became the fifth youngest player to take 100 Test wickets.
  • In 2021, he joined the elite 300-Test wicket club, becoming one of the few Indian pacers to achieve this feat.
  • Ishant’s remarkable performance in the Lord’s Test in 2007, where he took 7 wickets, played a crucial role in India’s Test victory after 28 years.
  • In 2013, Ishant faced a tough moment in a match against Australia, where he gave away 30 runs in an over. He found support from MS Dhoni and Shikhar Dhawan, helping him recover from the setback.
  • Ishant got married to Pratima Singh, a basketball player, on 9th December 2016.
  • He is considered one of the fastest bowlers India has ever had.
  • Ishant enjoys watching movies, driving, motorbiking, and playing cricket.
  • His favorite Indian cricketer is Sachin Tendulkar, and he admires international cricketer Glenn McGrath.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

  1. Who is Ishant Sharma’s Father?
    • Ishant Sharma’s father is Vijay Sharma.
  2. What is Ishant Sharma’s Height?
    • Ishant Sharma stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (191 cm).
  3. What is the Religion of Ishant Sharma?
    • Ishant Sharma follows Hinduism.
  4. What is the Fastest Delivery by Ishant Sharma?
    • The exact speed of Ishant Sharma’s fastest delivery can vary, but he is known to bowl consistently at speeds over 140 km/h.
  5. What is the Net Worth of Ishant Sharma?
    • As of 2023, Ishant Sharma has a net worth of approx 50 Crores INR.
  6. Who is the Wife of Ishant Sharma, the Basketball Player?
    • Ishant Sharma’s wife is Pratima Singh, who is a basketball player.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *