All About Sheldon Jackson And His Cricket Career

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Sheldon Jackson, from Bhavnagar in Gujarat, performed junior cricket in Mumbai. Joydeep Mukherjee, a former Bengal player, first saw him at the Kolkata Knight Riders’ recruitment trials and recruited him in 2009. After three years on the outside looking in for his state team Saurashtra, Sheldon Jackson made his appearance in December 2011.

During the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season, he scored four fifties and three hundred, particularly back-to-back hundreds versus Karnataka and Punjab in the quarter-final and semi-final, correspondingly, to assist Saurashtra to reach the final for the first time.

He made his debut for India A in a home series versus West Indies A in October 2013. He was a member of Saurashtra’s second drive to a Ranji Trophy victory in 2015-16. In the Irani Cup that followed, his unbeaten 59 assisted the Rest of India in completing the third-highest victorious chase in Indian first-class cricket.

Personal Information About Sheldon Jackson

Full NameSheldon Philip Jackson
Date of BirthSeptember 27, 1986
ReligionChristianity
Bowling StyleRight-arm off-break
Place of BirthBhavnagar, Saurashtra
Zodiac SignLibra
Height6’ 0’’
RoleWicket-keeper-batsman
Batting StyleRight-handed
Weight73 Kg
NationalityIndian
Marital StatusMarried
ParentsSerene Jackson, Philip Jackson
Hair ColorBlack
Eye colourDark Brown
HobbiesSwimming

Family Background Of Sheldon Jackson

Jackson is this Indian cricketer batsman and wicketkeeper; Sheldon is the nickname. He is of Indian descent, and his hometown is Bhavnagar in the Indian state of Gujarat. He adheres to Christianity. His educational background is unknown.

Sheldon Jackson married Mary Vorhees Jackson (married 1858). As of December 2021, Sheldon Jackson is not dating anyone.

During the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season, he gained fame when he struck four fifties and three centuries, including consecutive hundreds versus Karnataka and Punjab in the quarter-finals and semi-finals. Sheldon Jackson was vital in assisting Saurashtra in the finals for the first time in their first-class cricket history. After such explosive displays, he was picked to India A’s squad for the series against West Indies A. He was a member of the Saurashtra team that won the Ranji Trophy in 2015-16.

Jackson is a multi-talented player who is also a good fielder in addition to being a competent middle-order batsman and wicketkeeper.

Achievements Of Sheldon Jackson

  • On March 3, 2017, during the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy encounter versus Chhattisgarh, Sheldon Jackson emerged just the second Indian batsman to be thrown out for impeding the field in a List A-game.
  • He hit his fifteenth first-class century on November 2, 2018, in Saurashtra’s match against Chhattisgarh in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy.
  • With 613 runs in eight matches, he was the best run-scorer for Saurashtra in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy group stage.
  • Jackson was acquired by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL auction ahead of the 2021 Indian Premier League in February 2021.
  • Sheldon Jackson scored his fifteenth first-class century on November 2, 2018, in Saurashtra’s match against Chhattisgarh in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy. With 613 runs in eight matches, he was the best run-scorer for Saurashtra in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy group stage.
  • On March 3, 2017, during the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy encounter versus Chhattisgarh, Jackson became just the second Indian batsman to be thrown out for impeding the field in a List A match.
  • Sheldon Philip Jackson is a wicketkeeper-batsman who presently plays domestic cricket for Saurashtra. In 2009 and 2010, he was a Kolkata Knight Riders IPL squad member.
  • In February 2013, he was signed by the Royal Challengers Bangalore after a successful domestic season in 2012–13.
  • He concluded the 2014–15 Ranji Trophy season with the fifth-most runs. Jackson made two centuries on two consecutive days in the Vijay Hazare Trophy in 2015–16.

All Format Career Summary Of Sheldon Jackson

T20 Career Of Sheldon Jackson

On October 21, 2009, Jackson got his first T20 cap against Maharashtra. Sheldon failed miserably again in his introduction. SheldonJacksonbatted at number three for Saurashtra and scored only two runs. But, identical to the List-A format, he focused more on his batting in T20 cricket and has already amassed 1,240 runs in 56 innings. In the game’s most miniature format, his batting performance is 25.83.

IPL Career Of Sheldon Jackson

Sheldon Jackson has played for two IPL franchises during his career. At the 2013 bidding, he was recruited by the Royal Challengers Bangalore for INR 10 lakh. The Kolkata Knight Riders paid INR 15 lakh for his services two years later. Sheldon Jackson made his IPL appearance versus the Delhi Capitals in the 2017 season. He was undefeated on 12* from five balls as KKR won by seven wickets. He has played four IPL games thus far, hitting 38 runs with a strike rate of 122.58. KKR has signed him for the IPL 2021 season.

Sheldon received a new contract with the Kolkata Knight Riders Team in 2021 after missing the IPL for three seasons due to his outstanding achievements for Puducherry. It will be interesting to watch if he takes advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. In 2022, the Kolkata Knight Riders Team bought Sheldon Jackson for 60 lakhs.

List A Career Of Sheldon Jackson

On February 16, 2006, Saurashtra’s Sheldon Jackson made his List-A debut against Baroda in Vadodara. Regrettably, he was unable to make a lasting impression. Sheldon surrendered his wicket after scoring four runs off 22 deliveries for Saurashtra. Sheldon Jackson fought hard to improve his skills and has now scored 2,096 runs in 58 List-A innings. In this format, he has an 82.19 strike rate.

Sheldon Jackson made his first-class appearance for Saurashtra five years after making his List-A appearance. On December 21, 2011, he got his maiden cap versus Railways in Delhi. It was a difficult pitch to make runs, but Sheldon scored 52 runs for Saurashtra in two innings.

Batting And Fielding Career Of Sheldon Jackson

FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100sThe 50s4s6sCtSt
FC7913315594718650.39978760.761931673128572
List A676522346150*37.23282583.0481225752369
T206562101511106*29.051250120.8811014855426

Bowling Career Of Sheldon Jackson

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
FC794905621/141/1428.003.7345.0000
List A67
T2065

Net Worth Of Sheldon Jackson

Sheldon Jackson’s net worth is expected to be Rs 7 crores ($1 million) in 2021, with brand sponsorships and cricket playing as his primary earnings sources.

Social Media Accounts Of Sheldon Jackson

Twitter – 23K Followers

Instagram – 56K Followers

Facebook – 353K followers

FAQ

1. Is Sheldon Jackson Indian?

Sheldon Jackson, from Bhavnagar in Gujarat, practised junior cricket in Mumbai. Joydeep Mukherjee, a prominent Bengal player, first saw him at the Kolkata Knight Riders’ selection tests and recruited him in 2009.

2. What is Sheldon Jackson known for?

Sheldon Jackson was a Presbyterian clergyman, evangelist, and political figure who lived from May 18, 1834, to May 2, 1909. During his career, he travelled almost one million miles (1.6 million km) and built over one hundred missions and churches, most of which were in the Western United States.

3. What were Sheldon Jackson’s educational priorities?

SheldonJacksons role was to provide accommodations for children’s education in Alaska cities and settlements “regardless of race.” Schools were created in most native settlements beneath his supervision and different schools for white and native students in Alaska’s few “white” cities.

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