|Full name||Mohit Mahipal Sharma|
18 September 1988 |
Ballabhgarh, Haryana, India
|Nickname||Balatkar of Ballabhgarh|
|Bowling style||Right arm fast-medium|
|Domestic team information|
|2013–2015||Chennai Super Kings (squad no. 18)|
|2016-present||Kings XI Punjab (squad no. 18)|
Source: Cricinfo, 21 June 2015
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.
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. 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
Man of the Match awards
|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.|
- 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.
- Dwaipayan Datta (1 August 2013). "Mohit Sharma makes his mark for India straight up". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 August 2013.
- "India in Zimbabwe ODI Series, 2013 - 4th ODI".
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