Ishant Sharma Full Biography, Records, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More


Ishant Sharma Biography

Ishant Sharma is known as the fastest bowlers in Indian cricket team. Ishant’s cricket career is full of ups and downs but still, he manages to stay positive all the time. He is so tall and called by the nickname of Lambu and Sonu by other Indian players in the field.


He comes in controversies during Bengaluru Test in 2017 where he made funny faces at Australia skipper Steve Smith and opener Matt Renshaw. Many members created memes on his face which gave a lot of fame to this young lad.

Ishant-Sharma biography
Source: CricTracker
  • Name: Ishant Sharma
  • Nickname: Sonu, Lambu
  • Role: Bowler
  • Batting Style: Right Handed
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm medium-fast

Ishant Sharma Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.): 6’4″
  • Weight (approx.): 84kg
  • Eye Colour: Brown
  • Hair Colour: Black
  • Tattoos: No

Personal Life Of Ishant Sharma

  • Date of Birth: 02 September 1988
  • Age: 31 Years (As On 2020)
  • Birth Place: Delhi
  • Zodiac sign: Virgo
  • Nationality: Indian
  • School: Ganga International School, Delhi
  • College: NA
  • Educational Qualifications: 10th

Ishant Sharma Family

Ishant Sharma Mom Dad
Source: Amar Ujala
  • Father: Vijay Sharma
  • Mother: Grisha Sharma
  • Brother: NA
  • Sister: Eva (Elder
  • Coach/Mentor: Shravan Kumar
  • Religion: Hindu
  • Address: NA

Cricket Career Of Ishant Sharma

  • Test: Bangladesh vs India at Dhaka, May 25-27, 2007
  • ODI: India vs South Africa at Belfast, Jun 29, 2007
  • Jersey Number: #29 India, #1 Sunrisers Hyderabad
  • Domestic/State Teams: Delhi, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders, Deccan Chargers, Rising Pune Supergiants, Kings XI Punjab, Sussex
  • Nature on the field: Aggresive
  • Likely to play against: Australia

Ishant Sharma Records

  • Ishant is the fifth-youngest player to take 100 Test wickets.
  • Ishant is the fifth quickest Indian to grab 100 ODI wickets.

Ishant Sharma Preferences

  • Hobbies: Playing Volleyball and Football, Driving, Motor-Biking
  • Favorite Cricketers: Sachin Tendulkar, Glenn McGrath
  • Favorite Sportspersons: NA
  • Favorite Food: Grilled Meat and Home-cooked food
  • Favorite Actor: Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt
  • Favorite Color: NA
  • Smoking/Alcohol: No/Yes
  • Cars  Collection: Audi RS5, Volkswagen Polo

Ishant Sharma Wife and Children

ishant sharma with his wife pratima singh
Ishant Sharma with his wife Pratima Singh
Source: MSN
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Pratima Singh (Basketball player)
  • Marriage Date: 10 December 2016
  • Children: NA

Awards and Recognitions

  • Fifth youngest player to take 100 Test wickets

Ishant Sharma Controversies

ishant sharma controversies
Source: Google
  • Ishant Sharma made funny faces at Australia skipper Steve Smith and opener Matt Renshaw during Bengaluru Test in 2017.

Lesser Known Facts

  • Ishant Sharma left studies in the 10th standard to focus on Cricket.
  • Ishant made U-19 ODI debut alongside Virat Kohli, and also the First-Class debut in the same match.
  • He is said to be the fastest bowler India ever had.

Section: Cricketer Biography