Jitesh Sharma is a professional Indian player of the first genre of cricket. He is a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper.
He made his professional List A debut for Vidarbha in Vijay Hazare Trophy on 27th February 2014.
In the year 2022, he was part of the Chennai Super Kings for the Indian Premier League.
Jitesh Sharma Birth & Family
He was born on 22nd November 1993 in a Hindu Brahmin family in the city of Amravati, Maharashtra.
His father is Mohan Sharma and his mother is Ashima Sharma. He also has an elder brother Karnesh Sharma in his family.
Jitesh was inclined towards sports since childhood and started playing professional cricket at an early age.
Jitesh Sharma Education
Jitesh Sharma Physical Stats
Jitesh Sharma Career
He was the first to join the Vidarbha team. Then in the year 2014, he played his first T20 format match against Uttar Pradesh.
His first Ranji Trophy match was played in the year 2015 in front of the Odisha team.
He played as an opener batsman and he played in the T20 format with a strike rate of 133.18.
He played 22 matches in the Cricket-A list, in which he scored 107 runs and during this, his strike rate was 80.38 for Team-A.
He has a century in the T20 tournament to his name, and he scored 106 runs. He started IPL in the year 2017.
He started IPL with Mumbai Indians in the year 2017, Mumbai Indians gave him 10 lakh rupees.
He has been bought by Punjab Kings for 20 lakh rupees in IPL. During a match, he dismissed M.S. Dhoni by being caught behind the stumps and his team won the match.
Umpire had initially declared Dhoni not-out but then Jitesh took his decision and took DRS, due to which Dhoni got out.
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Some Unknown Facts About Jitesh Sharma
- He has tattooed on the back of his neck.
- He was born and brought up in Amravati, Maharashtra.
- He scored 26 runs in 17 balls against CSK in his professional debut in IPL. Later He scored 23 runs in 11 balls and 30 not out in 15 balls against Gujarat Titans and Mumbai Indians respectively, but in the year 2017, he was seen struggling to make a place in the team.
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