Mohit Sharma

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Mohit Sharma
Personal information
Full name Mohit Mahipal Sharma
Born (1988-09-18) 18 September 1988 (age 28)
Ballabhgarh, Haryana, India
Nickname Balatkar of Ballabhgarh
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm fast-medium
Role Bowler
Domestic team information
Years Team
2011–present Haryana
2013–2015 Chennai Super Kings (squad no. 18)
2016-present Kings XI Punjab (squad no. 18)
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 21 4 24 40
Runs scored 31 0 354 128
Batting average 7.75 0 12.64 12.80
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 11 0 49 24
Balls bowled 893 66 4,135 1823
Wickets 24 3 85 44
Bowling average 32.16 34 22.82 33.00
5 wickets in innings 0 0 4 -
10 wickets in match 0 n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 4/22 1/11 5/45 4/22
Catches/stumpings 5/– 3/– 4/– 12/-
Source: Cricinfo, 21 June 2015

Mohit Mahipal Sharma (born 18 September 1988) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Haryana. He is a right-arm medium-fast bowler.

Following his work with pace bowling coach Ian Pont, Sharma picked up 37 wickets from 7 games at an average of 23 in the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy. He was then contracted by the IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings for the 2013 season. He played 15 matches in 2013 Indian Premier League and took 23 wickets.

International career[edit]

Sharma made his international debut for India in 4th ODI against Zimbabwe during India's tour of Zimbabwe. Sharma bowled an economical spell (2/26 in 10 overs) and took his first wicket in his fourth over dismissing Zimbabwe opening batsman Sikandar Raza. Sharma became the second Indian after Sandeep Patil to be adjudged man of the match on ODI debut.[1][2] Sharma made his T20I debut for India during the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh. His debut match was against Australia. He took one wicket when he bowled out Australian all-rounder Shane Watson. He is the Third Highest Wicket Taker for India in 2015 Cricket World Cup.He took wicket of Sachin Tendulkar in his final Ranji match

Awards[edit]

ODI cricket[edit]

Man of the Match awards[edit]

S No Opponent Venue Date Match Performance Result
1 Zimbabwe Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo 1 August 2013 10-3-26-2 ; DNB  India won by 9 wickets.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derek Abraham (2 August 2013). "Mohit Sharma becomes second Indian after Sandeep Patil to be adjudged man of the match on ODI debut". Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Dwaipayan Datta (1 August 2013). "Mohit Sharma makes his mark for India straight up". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "India in Zimbabwe ODI Series, 2013 - 4th ODI". 

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