Abhishek Sharma Biography, Age, Height, Centuries, Net Worth, Wife, ICC Rankings, Career

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Abhishek Sharma was born on 4 September 2000 in Amritsar, Punjab, India. Abhishek is a young Indian allrounder who can bat in the middle overs as well as can open the innings. He is a left-hand batter and bowls left-arm orthodox spin. The young lad came into the limelight when he picked 57 wickets in the Vijay Marchant Trophy Tournament in 2015-16. Abhishek Sharma first appeared in the Indian Premier League in 2018 at the age of 17 years. In TATA IPL 2022, Abhishek Sharma was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for a whopping amount of 6.50 crores.

Abhishek Sharma Early Life and Education

Abhishek Sharma started playing cricket at an early age of just 3 years. His father Raj Kumar Sharma was also a cricketer in his young days and helped his son in fulfilling his dreams and also motivated him to choose Cricket as his career. Abhishek used to play cricket with his father at Gandhi Sports Complex Club. Abhishek Sharma did his early schooling from Delhi Public School in Delhi. Abhishek was excellent in his studies. He almost got more than 80% till 10th. He represented his school team and played many matches for them. Later he attended G D Goenka University for further studies. After representing his school team, he was selected in state team and played his age-level matches for the state.

Abhishek Sharma Career

Abhishek Sharma Domestic Career

After playing Magnificently on district level, Abhishek Sharma was selected in Under 15 squad of India. His leading ability also caught some eyes and was appointed as captain of India Under 16 team. He led the team from front and help them in winning many matches.

In 2016-17, Abhishek Sharma was appointed as captain of India Under 19 squad. He led his team to win the Asia Cup title in the season. He also led Indian team in many bilateral series.

During the Asia Cup final against Sri Lanka Under 19 team, Abhishek Sharma took 4 wickets and helped his team in winning the title. Abhishek Sharma was also awarded with Player of the Match award.

In 2017, Abhishek Sharma made his debut in List A cricket. He scored 46 runs on his debut and also picked two crucial wickets in a must win match for Punjab against Vidarbha. His friend Shubman Gill also made his List A debut in the match for Punjab.

In 2018, Abhishek Sharma was selected in the Indian Under-19 squad for ICC Under-19 World Cup, he played all the matches. However, Abhishek didn’t get chance to bat much but he scored a half century in the quarter final. India won the tournament.

In 2019 Ranji Trophy season, Abhishek Sharma made his first class debut for his state team Punjab. He played his first Ranji Match on 6th October 2019.

Abhishek first-class debut came against Himachal Pradesh and went well for the young lad. Abhishek Sharma smashed quickfire 94 runs including 13 fours. He took one wicket as well.

Abhishek Sharma IPL Career

After performing well in the domestic circuit for Punjab, Abhishek Sharma was bought by Delhi Daredevils in the mega auction of Indian Premier League in 2018 for 55 lakhs. On his debut in the same season, Abhishek scored 46 runs including 4 sixes.

In 2019, Abhishek Sharma was roped in by Sunrisers Hyderabad in exchange for Shikhar Dhawan.

Next few seasons didn’t go well for Abhishek and he struggled to maintain his position in the playing 11.

In 2019, he played 3 matches. In 2020, he played 7 matches and 7 matches in season 2021. But failed to capitalize the opportunities. In TATA IPL 2022, Abhishek Sharma was bought back by Sunrisers Hyderabad for a whopping amount of 6.50 crores.

Abhishek Sharma Stats

In IPL, Abhishek Sharma has played 31 matches and scored 565 runs with 2 half centuries and the highest score of 75 runs. Abhishek has also picked 7 wickets in the 15 innings that he bowled.

Abhishek Sharma Family

Abhishek Sharma’s father Raj Kumar Sharma is a former cricketer and has also worked as a selector for Junior Punjab team. Presently, he is working in Bank of India. Abhishek’s mother Manju Sharma is a home maker. He has two sisters named Komal Sharma and Saniya Sharma.

Personal Information

Abhishek Sharma Full Name: Abhishek Sharma

Abhishek Sharma Nick Name: Abhi

Abhishek Sharma Height: 170 cm

Abhishek Sharma Birthplace: Amritsar, Punjab, India

Abhishek Sharma Date of Birth: 4 September 2000

Abhishek Sharma Age: 21 years

Abhishek Sharma Nationality: Indian

Abhishek Sharma Religion: Hinduism

Abishek Sharma School: Delhi Public School

Abhishek Sharma College: G.D Goenka University

Abhishek Sharma Marital Status: Unmarried

Abhishek Sharma Favorite Cricketer: Yuvraj Singh

Abhishek Sharma Jersey Number: 4

Abhishek Sharma Batting style: Left-hand bat

Abhishek Sharma Bowling Style: left-arm orthodox

Abhishek Sharma Favorite Shot: Cover Drive

Abhishek Sharma Hobbies: Listening Music

FAQs

  1. When did Abhishek Sharma made his debut in IPL?

Abhishek Sharma was bought by Delhi Daredevils in the mega auction of Indian Premier League in 2018 for 55 lakhs. On his debut in the same season, Abhishek scored 46 runs including 4 sixes.

2. How many runs Abhishek has scored in IPL?

In IPL, Abhishek Sharma has played 31 matches and scored 565 runs with 2 half centuries and the highest score of 75 runs.

3. What is the price of Abhishek Sharma in IPL?

In TATA IPL 2022, Abhishek Sharma was bought back by Sunrisers Hyderabad for a whopping amount of 6.50 crores.

4. Who is Abhishek Sharma’s father?

Abhishek Sharma’s father Raj Kumar Sharma is a former cricketer and has also worked as a selector for Junior Punjab team.

5. At what age Abhishek started playing cricket?

Abhishek Sharma started playing cricket at an early age of just 3 years.

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