All About Abhishek Sharma And His Cricket Career

A. Sharma is an Indian cricketer born on September 4th, 2000. He made his List A debut for the Punjab Kings (PBKS) in 2016-17. Abhishek Sharma made his first-class debut in the 2017-18 Ranji Tournament for the Punjab Kings on October 6th, 2017. Abhishek is a hard-hitting batsman in the lower order who also bowls accurate and quick left-arm spin. He came into the limelight with a century in U-19 Asia Cup contested in 2016, when he was a captain before replacement by Prithvi Shaw some months before the under 19 world cup in 2018. Sharma remained an integral and apt member of the squad during the U-19 world cup in 2018.

The youngster featured in all games at the world cup for his country, where he scored a significant 50 against Bangladesh in the quarter-finals. He constituted a third of India’s left-arm spin at the competition. In 2017, Sharma was India’s captain for the young ODIs versus England. His country aced 3 to 1 until replacement by PrithviShaw at the helm for the return journey to England and continued so in the world cup competition.

Personal Information About Abhishek Sharma

Full nameAbhishek Sharma
Date of Birth4 September 2000
HeightFive ft. 7 inches
NationalityIndian
RoleAll-rounder
RelationsRaj Kumar Sharma- father Manju Sharma- mother
Age21 years old
Batting styleLeft-hand bat
Bowling styleSlow left-arm orthodox
Place of birthAmritsar, Punjab
Weight69 kg
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack
TattooYes
Biceps size15 inches
Relationship statusUnmarried
Educational qualificationGraduate
School nameDelhi public school
CollegeTo be updated soon
Birth sign/ zodiacVirgo
ReligionHinduism
ProfessionIndian cricketer (all-rounder)
Sister nameKomal Sharma, Saniya Sharma

Family Background Of Abhishek Sharma

Raj Kumar Sharma, Abhishek’s father, was a cricketer and is currently employed with the Indian Bank in Amritsar on the sports quota. Raj Kumar is a former selector in the Punjab junior. Abhishek Sharma achieved a rare feature when he claimed to bag two prestigious BCCI awards as the first cricketer and the Raj Singh Dungarpur awards as the highest scorer in the 2015-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy. Sharma also received the Raj Singh Dungarpur award as the highest wicket-keeper in the said tournament with 57 wickets.

Abhishek’s mother is well known- Manju Sharma. He has two sisters, KomalSharma and Saniya Sharma; his brother’s name is not yet updated. His further relationships are not yet updated.

Achievements Of Abhishek Sharma

  • In 2016 during the under 19 Asia World Cup, Abhishek led the Indian team to victory.
  • On purchase by the Delhi Daredevils for INR 55 lakh (approximately $85000), Abhishek smashed an unbeaten 46 off 19 on debut for the Daredevils after the IPL auction in 2018.
  • Abhishek was shortlisted to play for India’s U- 19 cricket team in 2018 and emerged excellent to be awarded two prestigious BCCI awards as the first cricketer. The Raj Singh Dungarpur awards the highest scorer in the 2015-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy. Sharma also received the Raj Singh Dungarpur award as the highest wicket-keeper in the said tournament with 57 wickets.
  • He scored 102 runs in his 1st class debut game against Himachal Pradesh held at Bilaspur.
  • He is the youngest ever to lead India. He led Punjab under 16 team in 2016 and the under 19 squads that won the youth Asia Cup 2016 held in Sri Lanka.
  • Despite his commitment to cricket, he maintained a score of 80% while pursuing Class X in high school.

All Format Career Summary of Abhishek Sharma

Domestic Career Of Abhishek Sharma

Abhishek Sharma was the leading run-getter with about 1200 runs at an average of 109.10 in India’s domestic Under 16 tournament, Vijay Merchant Trophy (2015-16). He later came into the limelight with a century on U- 19 debut for Punjab in the Vinoo Mankad Trophy.

ODI Career Of Abhishek Sharma

Sharma, In 2017, was India’s captain for the young ODIs versus England, which his country aced 3 to 1 until his replacement by Prithvi Shaw at the helm for the return journey to England and proceeded so in the world cup competition scoring an important 50 off 49 in the quarter-final to take India to 265 against Bangladesh National Team.

IPL Career Of Abhishek Sharma

Delhi Daredevils bought the youngster for INR 55 lakh (approximately $85,000) in January 2018 at the IPL auction, he smashed an unbeaten 46 off 19 balls on debut for the Daredevils. His whirlwind innings brought him a lot of eyeballs, but he didn’t get much opportunity to exhibit his talent and skills. Sharma was later bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad, who wanted to pave the way for Shikhar Dhawan to proceed in the other direction. Surprisingly Sunrisers Hyderabad’s debut came against his former team, where he took the big wicket of Munro.

Batting Stats Of Abhishek Sharma

Game typeMINNsRUNsBFNOAVGSR100s50sHS4s6sCTST
T20s4341791569924.7139.1241076639140
Listas3130836875330.995.541216810327100
1st class915358587125.560.98029445770

Bowling Stats Of Abhishek Sharma

Game typeMINNsOVERSRUNsWKTsAVGECOBEST5Ws10Ws
T20s43224632916206.953/700
Listas3119103536959.65.22/1400
1st class99142.24968623.484/13600

Social Media Accounts Of Abhishek Sharma

Instagram – 161K Followers

Twitter – 29.5K Followers

FAQ

1. How old is Abhishek Sharma?

He is 22 years old (born 4 September 2000)

2. Where is Abhishek Sharma from?

His birthplace is Amritsar, India

3. What is the net worth of cricketer Abhishek Sharma?

In 2021, it was approximately $ 1 million.