|Full Name||Ishant Vijay Sharma
|Nickname(s)||Lambu and Sonu|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Hindustan Times Height||in centimeters- 191 cm
in meters- 1.91 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 3”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 84 kg
in Pounds- 185 lbs
|Jersey Number||#29- India
#1- Sunrisers Hyderabad
|IPL Team||Kolkata Knight Riders (2008 to 2010)
Deccan Chargers (2011 to 2012)
Sunrisers Hyderabad (2013 - present)
|Nature on field||Aggressive|
|Records (main ones)||• Fifth youngest player to take 100 Test wickets.
• On 8 February 2021, during the 4th day of the first test match between India and England, he joined Kapil Dev and Zaheer Khan as the only Indian pacers in the 300-Test wicket club.Hindustan Times
|Career Turning Point||His amazing 54 balls bowled to the Ricky Ponting (in Perth Test, 2008)
When he took 7 wickets in Lord's Test to ensure India's Test victory at Lord's after 28 Years.
|Date of Birth||2 September 1988 (Friday)|
|Age (as of 2023)||35 Years|
|School||Ganga International School, Delhi.|
|Educational Qualification||10th standard|
|Family||Father- Vijay Sharma
Mother- Grisha Sharma
Sister- Eva (elder)
|Likes & Dislikes||Likes- Watching Movies, Cars, Bikes, Playing Volleyball & Football
Dislikes- when someone comments about his long hairs
|Hobbies||watching movies, driving, motor – biking , music and playing cricket|
|Player||Indian cricketer: Sachin Tendulkar
International cricketer: Glenn McGrath
|Actress||Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt|
|Movie||Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayange|
|Food||Grilled meat and anything cooked by his mom|
|Girls, Family & More|
|First Crush||Katrina Kaif|
|Wife/Spouse||Pratima Singh (Basketball player)
|Marriage Date||9 December 2016|
|Cars collection||Audi RS5, Volkswagen Polo|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Ishant Sharma
- Does Ishant Sharma smoke?: No
- Does Ishant Sharma drink alcohol?: Yes
- He left his studies after class 10th and started focusing on Cricket only.
- He made his U-19 ODI & Test debut alongside Virat Kohli and also made their First-class and Ranji debut in the same match.
- He is said to be the fastest bowler India ever had.
- In February 2023, on Cricbuzz’s ‘Rise of New India’ show, he recalled his lowest moment and said that it was a match against Australia in Mohali in 2013 in which he gave 30 runs in an over; James Faulkner smashed four sixes and a boundary in that over. He said,
My lowest moment was that 2013 match in Mohali against Australia. I don’t know if I could ever have a moment worse than that because I was…I don’t know. It was very tough for me. And it wasn’t because I gave away a lot of runs. The thing that hurt me the most was I was the reason behind the team’s loss. I was dating my wife at that time and I just spoke to her and I think I just cried for almost a month. I used to call her every day and cry over the phone saying that team lost because of me.”
- In 2023, he made his IPL comeback after two years and delivered an impressive performance in the tournament while playing for Delhi Capitals.