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Jitesh Sharma, also known as Jitu, originates from Amravati, Maharashtra. He emerged as a cricketer in the domestic circuit in 2014, transitioning to international cricket in 2023. Presently, he contributes to both the Indian national team in international cricket and the Vidarbha team in the domestic arena. Additionally, he plays for Punjab Kings in the IPL.

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Jitesh Sharma Biography

Full Name Jitesh Mohan Sharma
Nickname Jittu
Profession Cricketer (Wicketkeeper-batter)
Date of Birth 22 October 1993 (Friday)
Age (as of 2023) 30 Years
Birthplace Amravati, Maharashtra
Family Caste Brahmin
Religion Hindu
Hometown Amravati, Maharashtra
School Golden Kids English High School
Educational Qualification Graduate
Zodiac Sign Libra
Nationality Indian
Jersey Number 6 (ICC)

Jitesh, a prominent cricketer in Indian domestic cricket renowned as the “Sixer King” during domestic tournaments, was born on October 22, 1993, in Amravati, Maharashtra. A right-handed wicket-keeper batsman, he has gained recognition for his remarkable ability to hit long shots. His entry into the spotlight occurred during his IPL debut when he scored 26 runs off 17 balls against the Chennai Super Kings, impressing the audience with three towering sixes. He gained recognition for his role as a right-handed wicketkeeper-batsman, particularly for his proficiency in powerful hitting. He serves as a finisher within his team.

Cricketer Jitesh Sharma’s Family

Jitesh Shama's Father and Mother | KreedOn
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Alternatively, when discussing Jitesh’s family, it’s worth noting that his father, Ajay Kumar Sharma, was employed in a private company. His mother, Ashima Sharma, fulfilled the role of a homemaker, and he also has a cousin named Karnesh Sharma.

Jitesh Sharma’s Domestic Cricket Career & Debut

Jitesh Sharma, widely known as ‘Jittu,’ marked his entry into domestic T20 cricket on March 31, 2014, facing the Uttar Pradesh team in Nagpur. In the T20 format, Jitesh has amassed 1329 runs across 54 matches, boasting an average of 28.27 and an impressive strike rate of 141.83. His T20 career includes eight half-centuries and one century. Notably, Jitesh delivered a remarkable performance in the 2022 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy season, recording 214 runs in 8 matches with an average of 53.50. During this period, he maintained a strikingly high strike rate of 235.16, earning accolades from cricket experts.

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Jitesh’s First-Class cricket debut

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He marked his entry into First-Class cricket by participating in a match with the Vidarbha team against Orissa on October 1, 2015. To date, he has competed in 16 first-class matches, accumulating a total of 553 runs with an average of 24.04.

List A cricket Debut

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He marked his entry into List A cricket on February 27, 2014, during a match against the Rajasthan team. Since then, he has participated in 41 List-A matches, accumulating a total of 1266 runs with an impressive average of 34.21.

Jitesh Sharma International Career

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Jitesh Sharma embarked on his international cricket journey when he earned a spot in the Indian T20I cricket team for the first time in January 2023, participating in the T20I Series against Sri Lanka. Unfortunately, he did not have the opportunity to showcase his skills on the field during that series. However, in October 2023, Jitesh found himself once again included in the Indian T20I squad for the Asian Games, facing Nepal. It was during this event that he marked his T20 International debut on October 3, 2023. Jitesh demonstrated his batting prowess by achieving his first 30+ run innings against Australia in the T20I Series of the Australia tour of India. In that match, he amassed a total of 36 runs in just 19 balls, boasting an impressive strike rate of 184.21.

Jitesh Sharma ODI debut Not Yet Debut
Jitesh Sharma T20I debut 3 October 2023 against Nepal
Jitesh Sharma Test debut Not Yet Debut

Jitesh Sharma Batting Stats

Matches 0 0 9 106 47 18
Innings 0 0 7 98 43 27
Runs 0 0 100 2303 1350 661
Avg 0 0 14.28 27.41 32.14 24.48
SR 0 0 147.05 149.06 79.03 54.71
NO 0 0 0 14 1 0
Balls 0 0 68 1545 1708 1208
HS 0 0 35 106 107 69
100s 0 0 0 1 2 0
50s 0 0 0 10 7 4
4s 0 0 11 224 149 86
6s 0 0 4 105 21 10
Ct 0 0 3 63 46 56
St 0 0 1 16 6 5

Jitesh Sharma’s IPL Career

Jitesh IPL Career | KreedOn
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In the IPL 2016 season, he became a part of the Mumbai Indians team but was released in 2018 without getting a chance to play. Subsequently, he was acquired by Punjab Kings for 20 lakhs during the IPL 2022 auction. Demonstrating his skills in both batting and wicketkeeping, he made his IPL debut against the CSK team on April 4, 2022. In this debut match, he showcased his prowess by scoring 26 runs, including three impressive sixes.

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Interesting Facts about Jitesh Sharma

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  • Jitеsh Sharma had aspirеd to sеrvе in thе Indian armеd forcеs sincе hе was a child.
  • Initially, hе joinеd his school’s crickеt tеam to еarn a 4% gracе mark in thе army tеst.
  • Dеspitе facing challеngеs in acadеmics, Jitеsh pеrsistеd with crickеt, еvеntually turning it into his profеssion.
  • Hе markеd his dеbut in thе IPL with thе Mumbai Indians in 2016 and latеr playеd for Punjab Kings.
  • Jitеsh placеs a strong еmphasis on maintaining fitnеss and promotеs sports nutrition brands on his Instagram account.
  • Following his еxclusion from Vidarbha’s Ranji Trophy, hе еxpеriеncеd a pеriod of dеprеssion.
  • Jitеsh Sharma is rеcognizеd for his divеrsе rangе of batting tеchniquеs in crickеt.
  • Jitesh Sharma considers AB de Villiers his idol.
  • He loves playing adventure sports, to travel and play golf during his free time.

Net Worth of Jitesh Sharma 

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Jitеsh Sharma’s nеt worth is projеctеd to bе approximatеly 3 crorе rupееs in 2024, with an еstimatеd incrеasе to 4-5 crorеs by 2025.

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Jitesh Sharma’s Wife

Jitesh Sharma has never talked about his love life in public, he is said to be unmarried.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

For which team does Jitesh Sharma play for in Ranji Trophy?

Jitesh Sharma play for Vidarbha in Ranji Trophy.

Which is the first IPL team of Jitesh Sharma?

Jitesh Sharma was first bought by Mumbai Indians in IPL 2016. However, he played his first game in 2022 for Punjab Kings.

What is the name of Jitesh Sharma’s wife?

Jitesh Sharma is said to be unmarried.

Where is Jitesh Sharma from?

Jitesh Sharma is from Amravati, Maharashtra.


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