Jitesh Sharma (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Girlfriend, Cricket Career and More
Jitesh Sharma is an Indian player of the first genre of cricket. He is a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper. He made his List A debut for Vidarbha in Vijay Hazare Trophy on 27 February 2014. In 2022, he was part of Chennai Super Kings for Indian Premier League.
Birth & Family
Jitesh Sharma was born on 22 November 1993 in a Hindu Brahmin family in the city of Amravati, Maharashtra. His father’s name is Mohan Sharma and mother’s name is Ashima Sharma. He also has an elder brother Karnesh Sharma in his family. Jitesh was inclined towards sports since childhood and started playing professional cricket at an early age.
|Real Name||Jitesh Sharma|
|Date of Birth||22 November 1993|
|Birth Place||Amravati, Maharashtra|
|Home Town||Amravati, Maharashtra|
|Family||Mother : Ashima Sharma|
Father : Mohan Sharma
Sister : Not Available
Brother : Karnesh Sharma
Wife : Not Available
Jitesh was the first to join the Vidarbha team. Then in 2014, he played his first T20 format match against Uttar Pradesh. His first Ranji Trophy match was played in 2015 in front of Odisha-team. He played as an opener batsman and he played in T20 format with a strike rate of 133.18. He played 22 matches in the Cricket-A list, in which he scored 107 runs and during this his strike rate was 80.38 for Team-A. He has a century in T20 tournament to his name, and he scored 106 runs. He started IPL in 2017.
Jitesh started IPL with Mumbai Indians in 2017, Mumbai Indians gave him 10 lakh rupees. He has been bought by Punjab Kings for 20 lakh rupees in IPL. During a match he dismissed M.S. Dhoni by caught behind the stumps and his team won the match. Umpire had initially declared Dhoni not-out but then Jitesh took his decision and took DRS, due to which Dhoni got out.
Education Details and More
|School||Golden Kids English High School|
|Academy||Sant Gajanan Cricket Academy|
|Batting Style||Right handed batsman and wicket keeper|
|First-class Debut||Vidarbha vs Odisha at Nagpur – 1-4 October 2015|
|List A Debut||Rajasthan vs Vidarbha at Jaipur – 27 February 2014|
|T20s Debut||Uttar Pradesh vs Vidarbha at Nagpur – 31 March 2014|
Physical Stats and More
|Height||5′ 8″ Feet|
|Body Shape||Chest: 40 inches|
Waist: 32 inches
Biceps: 12 inches
|Hair Colour||Dark Brown|
|Hobbies||Dance and Travel|
Marital Status and More
|IPL Auction Price||INR 10 Lakh (IPL 2017)|
INR 20 Lakh (IPL 2018-22)
|Net Worth||Not Available|
Social Media Presence
Some Facts About Jitesh Sharma
- Jitesh Sharma was born and brought up in Amravati, Maharashtra.
- He scored 26 runs in 17 balls against CSK in his debut in IPL. Later Jitesh scored 23 runs in 11 balls and 30 not out in 15 balls against Gujarat Titans and Mumbai Indians respectively, but in 2017 Jitesh was seen struggling to make a place in the team.
- He has tattooed on the back of neck.
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