Abhishek Sharma – Age, Height, Girlfriend, Career Info, Family, and More

Abhishek Sharma (4 September 2000) is an Indian Cricketer who plays for Punjab in Domestic Cricket and Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL.

Full NameAbhishek Sharma
NicknameAbhishek Sharma
Date of Birth4 September 2000
Age23 years
Birth PlaceAmritsar, Punjab, India
Playing RoleBowling Allrounder
Batting StyleLeft Handed Bat
Bowling StyleLeft-arm orthodox
Physical Stats & More 
Height (approx)170 cm
1.70 m
5’ 7” inch.
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career Info 
TeamsIndia U19, Panchkula Kings, Punjab, Delhi Capitals, Sunrisers Hyderabad
DebutFirst Class Debut:
vs Punjab at Dharamsala, Oct 6, 2017

List A Debut:
vs Vidarbha at Delhi, Feb 25, 2017

U-19 Debut:
vs Malaysia at Kuala Lumpur, Nov 10, 2017

IPL Debut:
vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at Arun Jaitley Stadium, May 12, 2018
Career Turning PointHis knock of 46 runs against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2018 IPL Season.
Jersey Number4 (India U-19)
Coach/MentorRaj Kumar Sharma (his father), W V Raman, Rajan Gill
Personal Life 
Zodiac signVirgo
SchoolDelhi Public School
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
FamilyFather-Raj Kumar Sharma (former cricketer and now employed with Bank of India in Amritsar)
Manju Sharma
Sister-Sania Sharma and Komal Sharma
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
HobbiesTraveling, Listening to Music
Favourite Things 
Favourite CricketersSachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh
Favourite FoodPizza
Favourite Video GameFIFA
Abhishek Sharma Profile

Domestic Career

Abhishek Sharma made his Under-19 debut for Punjab in the Vinoo Mankad Trophy, he scored a century on his debut and was also the leading run-getter with 1200 runs at an average of 109.09 in the 2015-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy.

Sharma was also the captain of the India-U19 for the Youth ODI series against England at home in 2017, which India won by 3-1.

He was also part of the 2018 U19 cricket world cup and featured in all of India’s games in the tournament and also played a vital knock of 50 runs against Bangladesh in the quarterfinal.

After his impressive performances in the World Cup, Sharma made his List-A debut for Punjab on February 25, 2017, along with his U-19 teammate Shubman Gill. On his debut, he picked up 2 wickets and scored 46 runs against Vidarbha.

Later, he made his first-class debut for Punjab on October 06, 2019, against Himachal Pradesh. He made a dream debut by scoring 94 runs in the first innings and also picked up 1 wicket in the match.

Abhishek Sharma is currently a top performer for his state team and his impressive performances also suggest that he is not far away from representing the national side.

Abhishek Sharma IPL Career

Sharma was first picked up by Delhi Capitals at the 2018 IPL auction for 55 lakhs. He made his debut for the Capitals on 5 May 2018 against the Royal Challengers Banglore in which he scored 46 runs batting lower down the order.

In 2019, Delhi traded him along with two other players Shahbaz Nadeem and Vijay Shankar to Sunrisers Hyderabad.

He then made his IPL debut for SRH on April 15, 2018, against Delhi Capitals in which he picked up his maiden IPL wicket by dismissing Colin Munro. SRH retained him for the 2020 IPL and he also performed consistently for the team in Dubai.

Sharma is a crucial asset for SRH in the coming years and is also a crucial player to watch out for the national team.

Abhishek Sharma Unknown Facts

  • Abhishek was gifted a plastic bat by his parents when he was just three years old.
  • His father Raj Kumar Sharma thought him the basics of the game.
  • Sharma had scored 80% in his 10th grade.
  • He scored 102 runs on his first class debut against Himachal Pradesh.
  • Sharma attained a rare feet by becoming the 1st cricketer to bag 2 prestigious BCCI awards for his performance in the Vijay Merchant Trophy (2015-16).
  • In 2018, he was selected to play for the India U-19 in the 2018 U-19 World Cup which was held in New Zealand.

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