Ishan Kishan is an Indian cricketer. He is considered the name of the hand cards and wicketkeeper Ishan Kishan cricket. He plays international cricket for India. Apart from this, Ishan also plays domestic cricket for the team Jharkhand.
Although Ishan Kishan is from Bihar, a state in India for a few causes Ishan plays domestic cricket not for his state team Bihar but for the neighboring state of Jharkhand.
He was the captain of the Indian team for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. Ishan Kishan plays for the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League.
Ishan Kishan was born on 18 July 1998 (Saturday) in Patna, the capital of Bihar, the state of India. Pranav Kumar Pandey is the name of Ishan’s father, he is a builder by profession and Ishan’s mother’s name is Suchitra Singh, and she is a housewife. Kishan’s brother’s name is Raj Kishan, he is also a former state-level cricketer.
Ishan Kishan was not so bright in his studies that he completed his early studies at Delhi Public School. He was expelled from school for not being serious about his studies.
Because in school, instead of reading his books, Ishan used to draw pictures related to cricket. Somehow he completed his schooling and completed his graduation from the College of Commerce by choosing a commerce subject.
Ishan Kishan used to play as a captain of his school cricket team as well. And to strengthen his cricket skills, he joined Jharkhand Cricket Academy due to the lack of any good academy in Patna.
Ishan Kishan was very enthusiastic about cricket since childhood. And the credit goes to his elder brother Rajkishan for encouraging him towards cricket.
He wanted to make his brother a good cricketer and since childhood, Ishan had a different enthusiasm for cricket. Then came the support of coach Santosh Kumar, who honed Ishan’s abilities like a jeweler.
Though Ishan was from Bihar due to differences between BCCI and Bihar Cricket Association on the issue of registration, Ishan had to play from Jharkhand.
Coach Santosh Kumar advised Ishan to leave the city so that he could prepare to play at a higher level. At the behest of his coach, he started playing for the neighboring state of Jharkhand.
Ishan Kishan Bio
|Full Name||Ishan Pranav Kumar Pandey Kishan|
|Profession||Indian Cricketer (Wicket-Keeper, Batsman)|
|International Debut||U-19– 28 January 2016 against Ireland U-19 at Dhaka|
Test– Yet to make
ODI– Yet to make
T20– 14 March 2021 against England at Narendra Modi Stadium
|Coach/Mentors||Santosh Kumar, Ajit Mishra|
|Jersey Number||#18 (India U-19)|
#23, 51 (Domestic)
|Domestic/State Teams||Jharkhand, Gujarat Lions, Mumbai Indians|
|Favorite Shot||Pull Shot|
|Records/Achievements||Ishan hit 14 sixes in an inning against Delhi in a Ranji Trophy Match, thereby making a record of hitting a maximum of sixes in an inning.|
• India’s Under-19 team under his leadership remained unbeatable for 5 consecutive matches at the 2016 Under-19 World Cup and made it to the finals. However, luck didn’t favor India on the night of the finals, as they lost the match to West Indies.
• In the 2016-17 Raji Trophy, he smashed 273 runs against Delhi. This is the highest score by a player for Jharkhand in the Ranji Trophy.
• On 14 March 2021, he became the second Indian cricketer after Ajinkya Rahane to score a fifty in an international debut match; he scored a fifty against England in the 2nd T20 match.
• On 10 December 2022, he hit the fastest ODI double hundred off 126 balls in the third and final ODI against Bangladesh at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram, beating Chris Gayle’s record. His 150 off 103 balls are the fastest 150 in men’s ODIs for India.
|Career Turning Point||Ishan’s above-mentioned knock of 273 runs in the Ranji Trophy got him an early call-up for Indian Premiere League 2016.|
|Date of Birth (DOB)||18 July 1998 (Saturday)|
|Age||25 Years (As of 2023)|
|Birthplace||Patna, Bihar, India|
|Hometown||Patna, Bihar, India|
|Address||A Bungalow in Rajendra Nagar, Patna|
|Hobbies||Playing Table Tennis and Billiards, Travelling, Listening to Music|
|Controversies||Just before the start of the Under-19 World Cup 2016, Ishan was, as per reports, arrested for reckless driving. Ishan’s car hit an autorickshaw and the incident took place on 12 January 2016 (Tuesday) in Kankarbagh. Also, his father was accused of assault in the incident.|
Ishan Kishan Physical Attribute
|Height||168 (in centimeters)|
1.68 (in meters)
5′ 6″ (in feet & inches)
|Weight||60 (in kilograms)|
132 lbs (in pounds)
|Body Measurements||Chest- 38 Inches|
Waist- 30 Inches
Biceps- 12 Inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
Ishan Kishan Family & Girlfriend
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Aditi Hundia (Model, Rumoured)|
|Father||Pranav Kumar Pandey (Builder)|
|Mother||Suchitra Singh (Housewife)|
|Brother||Raj Kishan (Former State Level Cricketer)|
|Salary/Income (approx.)||INR 15.25 Crores|
|Net Worth (approx.)||INR 45 Crores|
Social Media Info
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Ishan Kishan Instagram: @ishankishan23
Ishan Kishan Twitter: @ishankishan51
Ishan Kishan’s Domestic Cricket Career
When Ishan Kisan decided that he wanted to become a cricketer in his life, he decided to play for the neighboring state of Jharkhand on the advice of his senior players and coach.
It’s a tough decision for any player to play from another state team, but due to the incredible performance of Ishan Kishan, Ishan instantly got an opportunity to play Ranji from Team Jharkhand. And taking benefit of this opportunity, Ishan Kishan played very well in the 2015 season of Ranji.
Ishan Kishan played a brilliant inning of 273 against Delhi during the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy. Ishan Kishan’s innings of 273 are the highest score by a player for Jharkhand in Ranji Trophy. Due to his better performance, Ishan was also made the captain of the Indian Under-19 team.
Ishan Kishan’s IPL Career
Ishan Kishan’s name also appeared in the 2016 IPL auction list after becoming the captain of the Under-19 team. And in the 2016 IPL auction, Ishan Kishan was bought by Gujarat Lions for INR 45 Lakhs and his base price was 1INR 0 Lakhs.
Then after this, Ishan was bought by Mumbai Indians (MI) for INR 6.2 crores and his base price was INR 40 lakhs in the 2018 IPL auction. In the 2020 Indian Premiere League season, Ishan scored 516 runs in just 14 matches for Mumbai Indians (MI).
In the year 2020, no one scored more runs for Mumbai Indians (MI) than Ishan Kishan. And apart from this, Ishan Kishan holds the record for hitting the most sixes in the IPL season 2020.
After that when the mega IPL auction took place in the year 2022, Ishan Kishan was again bought by Mumbai Indians for 15.25 crores, making him the second most costly Indian player in the history of the Indian Premier League after Yuvraj Singh. Yuvraj Singh was bought by Delhi Daredevils in the year 2015 for INR 16 crores.
International Cricket Career of Ishan Kishan
Talking about cricketer Ishan Kishan’s international career, Ishan played his first international match on 14 March 2021 (Sunday). Kishan made his debut in international t20 cricket in a match against England.
Cricketer Ishan Kishan played the first T20 match of his career for India on 14 March 2021 against England. Ishan faced 32 balls and scored 56 runs.
After that, on July 18, 2021, he played his first ODI against Sri Lanka. On July 18, 2021, he scored 59 runs in 42 balls in his first ODI for India.
Interesting Facts About Ishan Kishan
- Ishan Kishan created history by scoring a double century in the third and final ODI against Bangladesh on 11 April 2011.
- Ishan hit 14 sixes in an inning against Delhi in a Ranji Trophy match, setting a record for most sixes in an inning.
- Under his leadership, the India Under-19 team went unbeaten in 5 consecutive matches in the 2016 Under-19 World Cup and made it to the finals. However, luck was not on India’s side on the final night as they lost the match to the West Indies.
- In the 2016–17 Raji Trophy, he scored 273 against Delhi. This is the highest score by a player for Jharkhand in Ranji Trophy.
- On 14 March 2021, he became the second Indian cricketer after Ajinkya Rahane to score a half-century in an international debut match; He scored a half-century against England in the second T20 match.
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