Ishan Kishan (born 18 July 1998) is an Indian Cricketer who plays for Jharkhand in domestic cricket and Mumbai Indians in the IPL.
|Full name||Ishan Pranav Kumar Pandey Kishan|
|Date of birth||18 July 1998|
|Birth Place||Patna, Bihar, India|
|Playing Role||Wicket-Keeper, Batsman|
|Batting Style||Left-handed bat|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx)||168 cm|
5’ 6” Inch
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Teams||East Zone, India A, India B, India Blue, Indian Board Presidents XI, India Red, Rest of India, Mumbai Indians, India Under-19, Jharkhand, Gujarat Lions, India C.|
|Debut||First Class Debut: 2014|
IPL: vs Kings XI Punjab , 2016
|Records or Achievements (main ones)||By 14 sixes in an innings against Delhi in a Ranji Trophy Match, Ishan Kishan made a world of hitting maximum sixes in an innings.|
Under Ishan’s Captaincy India’s Under-19 team remained unbeatable for 5 consecutive matches at the 2016 Under-19 World Cup which helped them to reach the finals. However, luck didn’t favour India in the night of finals, as they lost the final match to West Indies.
He smashed 273 runs against Delhi in the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy. This was the highest score by a player for Jharkhand in the Ranji Trophy.
|Career Turning Point||His Innings of 273 runs against Delhi in the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy helped him to get a IPL contract in 2016 IPL Season|
|Jersey Number||18 (India U-19)|
23, 51 (Domestic)
|Records (Major)||By 14 sixes in an innings against Delhi in a Ranji Trophy Match, Ishan Kishan made a world of hitting maximum sixes in an innings.|
|School||Delhi Public School, Patna|
|College||College of Commerce, Patna|
|Educational Qualification||Not known|
|Family||Father– Pranav Kumar Pandey (Builder)|
Mother– Suchitra Singh
Brother– Raj Kishan (Former State Level Cricketer)
|Hobbies||Playing Table Tennis and Billiards|
|Favourite Cricketer||Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Rahul Dravid|
Ishan Kishan Domestic Career
He made his first-class debut for Jharkhand in the 2016-17 Ranji season. He made a dream debut by scoring 273 runs against Delhi on 6 November 2016. His score of 273 was the highest by any player for Jharkhand in the history of Ranji Trophy. He was also the highest run-scorer for Jharkhand in the 2017–18 Ranji Season, as he scored 484 runs in six matches.
Later on, he also played in the 2018-2019 Vijay Hazare Trophy and was again the highest run-scorer for Jharkhand by scoring 405 runs in his nine matches.
In October 2018, he was also selected in the India C team for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy; he also scored a century in its final match.
Ishan Kishan scored a brilliant century against Jammu and Kashmir in the 2018-2019 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. In the next match against Manipur, he again played a brilliant knock of 113 runs not out and scored back-to-back centuries in two games in the tournament.
Ishan Kishan’s IPL Career
After his consistent performances in the 2016 Under-19 World Cup, he was bought by the Gujrat Lions in the 2017 IPL player auctions for the 2017 Indian Premier League.
Ishan Kishan impressed everyone with his big-hitting in the lower order for his team Gujarat Lions in the IPL 2017. The Mumbai Indians then picked him for the 2018 IPL, where they bought him for a whopping amount of INR 6.2 crores.
In the 2018 IPL season, he played a brilliant knock of 62 runs in just 21 balls against Kolkata Knight Riders, which included four consecutive sixes in an over against Kuldeep Yadav. In the same match, he made a record as he scored 50 runs in just 17 balls, which is one of the fastest fifty in the history of IPL.
After his brilliant performance in IPL 2020, Kishan is said to be one of the country’s future stars and is not too far away from representing the country at the highest level.
Unknown facts about Ishan Kishan
- Ishan Kishan was born in Patna, Bihar. But due to the registration issue between Bihar Cricket Association and BCCI, he decided to play for neighboring state Jharkhand based on his senior player and his friend’s advice.
- At the start of his cricketing career, his brother Raj Kishan had supported him in pursuing his dream to become a cricketer.
- Apart from cricket, he is interested in Table Tennis (TT) and plays it as his hobby.
- He idolizes former Indian team captain M.S Dhoni and former Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist.
- This young boy has no many secrets, and recently, his relationship was revealed, and he is said to be dating Aditi Hundia. In the past, she became very popular on the internet when her cam shot, which was taken at Wankhede stadium while supporting Mumbai Indians, went viral.