Jitesh Sharma aka Jitu, who hails from the city of Amravati, Maharashtra, is an Indian domestic cricket player who is mainly known for playing domestic cricket for the Vidarbha team, and IPL. And he played his first domestic cricket match against the Rajasthan team in the year 2014.
|Full Name||Jitesh Sharma|
|Date of Birth||22 October 1993|
|Jitesh’s age||28 years|
|Birth Place||Amravati, Maharashtra, India|
|Playing Role||wicket-keeper batsman|
|Batting Style||Right-handed Middle Order|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Jitesh Sharma (approx)||175cm|
5’ 9” Inch
|Teams||Punjab Kings (IPL)|
Vidarbha Domestic team
|Jitesh’s Cricket Debut|
Domestic T20 Debut
31 March 2014 against the Uttar Pradesh team.
List A cricket debut
27 February 2014 against the Rajasthan team
First-Class Cricket Debut
1st October 2015 against the Orissa team.
IPL Debut: with Punjab Kings
IPL debuted against the CSK team on 04 April 2022, in which he has scored 26 runs with 3 sixes.
T20I International Cricket Debut:
Not yet Debut
|Career Turning Point||–|
|Jitesh Sharma Number||Not Known|
|Jitesh Sharma Coach/Mentor||Not Known|
|Family||Father- Ajay Kumar Sharma|
Mother- Ashima Sharma
Cousin- Karnesh Sharma
|Jitesh Girlfriend||Not Known|
|Favorite Cricketers||Yuvraj Singh|
Jitesh Sharma biography: Indian domestic cricket player Jitesh, who is known as Sixer King in the domestic tournament, was born on 22 October 1993 in Amravati city of Maharashtra, And he is a wicket-keeper right-handed batsman who is known for his long hitting ability. He came into the media limelight when he scored 26 runs in 17 balls against Chennai Super King in his IPL debut and together when he hit 3 lofty sixes.
On the other hand, if we talk about Jitesh’s family, then his father’s name is Ajay Kumar Sharma who used to work in a private company and his mother’s name is Ashima Sharma who is a housewife and his cousin’s name is Karnesh Sharma.
Jitesh Sharma’s way of playing cricket
He is a right-handed wicketkeeper-batsman and he is known for his long-hitting ability, and he plays as a finisher in his team.
Jitesh Sharma’s domestic Cricket Career & debut
Jitesh Sharma aka ‘Jitu’ made his debut in domestic T20 cricket on 31 March 2014 against the Uttar Pradesh team in Nagpur, and in the T20 format, Jitesh has scored 1329 runs in 54 matches at an average of 28.27 and a strike rate of 141.83. And he has also scored eight half-centuries and one century in his T20 cricket career.
And apart from that Jitesh had a stellar performance in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2022 season, where he scored 214 runs in 8 matches at an average of 53.50. During this, his strike rate was 235.16, which impressed the cricket experts a lot.
Jitesh’s First-Class cricket debut
He has done his First-Class cricket debut playing with the Vidarbha team against the Orissa team on 1st October 2015. And he has played 16 first-class matches so far, in which he has scored 553 runs at an average of 24.04.
List A cricket debut
He made his debut in List A cricket on 27 February 2014 while playing against the Rajasthan team, and has also played 41 List-A matches, in which Jitesh has scored 1266 runs at an average of 34.21.
Jitesh Sharma’s IPL Career & Debut
He has joined the Mumbai Indians team in IPL 2016, but he was released in the year 2018 without playing a match, and now he has been bought by Punjab Kings in the IPL 2022 auction for 20 lakhs, and now he is showing his ability along with batting & wicketkeeping. And he made his debut in IPL cricket on 04 April 2022 against the CSK team, and he has scored 26 runs with 3 long sixes in his IPL debut match.