Ishan Kishan is a famous Indian cricketer (wicket-keeper and left-handed batsman) on the Indian Cricket Team. Ishan played domestic cricket for Jharkhand and IPL for Gujarat Lions and Mumbai Indians team. Ishan was the captain of the Indian team for the 2016 Under-19 World Cup. Check all the details below about Ishan Kishan Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Girlfriend, Wife, Salary, Biography & More.
Ishan Kishan was born on the 18th of July, 1998 (Age: 23 years; As of 2022) in Patna, Bihar, India. His full name is Ishan Pranav Kumar Pandey Kishan. Ishan’s nickname is ‘Definite’. His zodiac sign is Cancer. His nationality is Indian.
His hometown is in Nawada district, Bihar, India. His ancestral residence is in Gordiha village under the Daudnagar subdivision of the Aurangabad district.
He follows Hinduism (religion) and cate Bhumihar Brahmin. His hobby is to playing table tennis and billiards.
Ishan Kishan completed his schooling at Delhi Public School, Patna, Bihar. After schooling, Kishan joined the College of Commerce for graduation in the Commerce stream.
Height: 5′ 6″ inches
Weight: 60 kg
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Body Measurements: Chest: 38 inches, Waist: 30 inches, Biceps: 12 inches
Tattoo: On his Forearm
Family, Girlfriend & Wife
Ishan was born in a medium-class family in Patna, Bihar. His father’s name is Pranav Kumar Pandey, who is a builder and his mother’s name is Suchitra Singh (homemaker).
He has one brother Raj Kishan, who supported him in pursuing cricket as a career.
Ishan’s grandmother’s name is Savitri Sinha, who was a civil surgeon in Nawada after retirement she moved to Patna and resided with her family. Ishan Kishan has no girlfriend/wife. He is unmarried and still single.
Ishan started her cricket career at the age of 7 when he was playing for the school team for the School World Cup in Aligarh. He was very passionate about Cricket. Even many times, Ishan was punished for not being serious about his studies in School.
He shifted to Jharkhand for the selection for Jharkhand Ranji Team and he got selected. In 2016, Ishan scored 273 runs against Delhi in the Ranji Trophy and he is the highest scorer player in Jharkhand Ranji Trophy.
After this, in 2017-18, he was the leading run-scorer with 484 runs in six matches for Jharkhand Ranji Trophy. Also, Ishan was the leading run scorer in the 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy with 405 runs in 9 matches for Jharkhand.
He got selected in India’s C team for the 2018-19 Deodhar Trophy and made a century in the tournament final. Also, Ishan scored a century against Jammu & Kashmir Sye Mushtaq Ali Trophy in February 2019.
After this match, he scored 113 runs in the next match against Manipur with not out and back-to-back centuries in the tournament with good performances. He was selected in India’s Red Team for the 2019-20 Duleep Trophy in August 2019.
After the tournament, he got selected for India’s A team for the 2019-20 Deodhar Trophy. In 2020-21, he scored 173 runs against Madhya Pradesh on 20th February 2021. His team total is the highest total by any team in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Ishan started his IPL career in 2016 when he was bought by the Gujarat Lions team in the 2016 IPL auction. Again, in 2018, Ishan was bought by Mumbai Indian in IPL 2018.
Ishan made 516 runs from 14 matches for Mumbai Indians in IPL 2020 and won the most sixes award of the IPL season.
In 2022, he was bought by Mumbai Indian again for Rs. 15.25 Crores, making him the 2nd most expensive Indian player at the auction, behind Yuvraj Singh.
Ishan started his international cricket career in 2021 when he got selected in the T20 International team for the series against England. On 14th March 2021, Ishan T20 debuted for India against England and scored 56 runs.
In his debut T20 match, India won the match by seven wickets, and Kishan was selected as the man of the match. In June 2021, Kishan got selected for India’s ODI and T20 teams for their series against Sri Lanka.
On 18th July 2021, Ishan’s ODI debuted scoring 59 runs off 42 balls against Sri Lanka. After this tournament, Ishan was selected for India’s team for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in September 2021.
Records & Achievements
- Ishan hit 14 sixes against Delhi in the Ranji Trophy match and made a record of hitting maximum sixes in an innings.
- In 2016, Ishan is the captain for Under-19 captain, and under his leadership remained unbeatable for 5 matches and made it to the finals of the World Cup. But luck didn’t favor India and they lost the match to West Indies.
- Ishan smashed 273 runs in 2016-17 in the Ranji Trophy tournament against Delhi. The Ishan Kishan 273 runs are the highest score for Jharkhand in the Ranji Trophy.
- Ishan became the second Indian cricketer after Ajinkya Rahane to score fifty in an International debut match on the 14th of March, 2021. Ishan scored fifty runs against England in the 2nd T20 match.
He is in controversy just before the start of the Under-19 World Cup 2016. According to media reports, Ishan was arrested for reckless driving and his car had hit an autorickshaw. On the 12th of January 2016, the incident happened in Kankarbagh. Ishan’s father was also alleged of manhandling in this incident.
Salary & Net Worth
Ishan Kishan’s net worth is approx around Rs. 50+ Crores as per his played matches in domestic teams, IPL teams, and Indian Cricket Team. Ishan is a good wicketkeeper and left-handed batsman with a high run scorer.
He got many men in the matches. Ishan Kishan’s salary of IPL 11 is Rs. 6.2 Crores and in IPL 2022, his salary is Rs. 15.25 Crores (second highest and most expensive player in IPL).
Favorite Cricketers: Virat Kohli, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Adam Gilchrist
Amazing Facts of Ishan Kishan
- Ishan is a left-handed opening batsman and the best wicketkeeper.
- Ishan Kishan’s pet dogs are named Bob and Tesla.
- IPL Team Gujarat Lions impressed by Ishan’s aggressive batting and picked in IPL 2016 for Rs. 35 Lakhs at the age of 17.
- His favorite shot is the pull shot.
- He and his brother both drams of becoming a cricketer in their childhood. His brother also used to play good cricket, but he sacrificed his dram so that Ishan could fulfill his desire. His brother Raj, always had a feeling that Kishan was a better player.
- Ishan was selected as the captain of the Under-19 Indian Cricket Team and reached the finals but lost to Under-19 against West Indies at Dhaka.
- Ishan Kishan resided in a bungalow in Rajendra Nagar, Patna.
- Ishan’s friends have given him the nickname “Definite” from the film ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ in 2012 after the character of “Definite Khan” played by Zeishan Quadri.
- Ishan before the Under-19 World Cup, expressed his desire to play in IPL for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) or Rajasthan Royals (RR) because he idolized Rahul Dravid and MS Dhoni. But both the IPL teams were out of the tournament from 2015 – 2017.
- His coach and mentors are Santosh Kumar and Ajit Mishra.
- In 2018, Ishan had an accident and almost lost his eye on a throw by Hardik Pandya, during an IPL 11 match.
- From his childhood, he has had a passion for cricket at the age of 7, he led his school team for the School World Cup in Aligarh.
- Ishan moved to Jharkhand at the age of 15 for just a few matches to grab the attention of the selectors and got selected for Jharkhand Ranji Team in 2014. Also, Rahul Dravid was impressed with Ishan’s batting against Saurashtra in a Ranji match.
- Ishan Kishan in India Under-19 Jersey No. 18 and Domestic Jersey No. is 23 and 51.
- Ishan is superstitious and marks his leg guard twice before his batting.
- Ishan got dismissed from school for not being serious about his educational studies. Also, Ishan was punished for drawing a cricket field in his notebook.
- Ishan’s career turning point was when he knocks off 273 runs in Ranji Trophy and early call-up for IPL 2016.
- Ishan being a native of Bihar, started playing cricket for Jharkhand state the reason that the Bihar board lost its affiliation with the BCCI. Ishan Kishan’s father initially backs his move to Jharkhand, but his elder brother Raj and coach Santosh Kumar were convinced of better opportunities to send him to Ranchi, Jharkhand.
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