Jitesh Sharma, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Biography, Net Worth, Record, Lifestyle, Career Stats, IPL

Jitesh Sharma Biography

Jitesh Mohan Sharma is an Indian international cricketer who plays for the Indian national cricket team. He made his international debut against Nepal on 3 October 2023 during the 2022 Asian Games. He plays for Vidarbha in domestic cricket and Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League. He showcases his talent through his batting and wicketkeeping. His batting and wicketkeeping skills were spotted by many franchise selectors. He is a young hunter and a talented future of cricket.

In this blog, we will explore the life of cricketer Jitesh Sharma biography, Age, Family Girlfriend, Lifestyle, net worth, Cricket career, IPL, and More.

Here are given below some personal and secret information about Jitesh Sharma that you want to know:

Jitesh Sharma Wiki/Bio

Full NameJitesh Mohan Sharma
NicknameJittu
ProfessionCricketer (Wicketkeeper-batter)
Physical Stats & More
– Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 10”
– Eye ColourBlack
– Hair ColourBrown
Cricket
– International DebutT20I- 3 October 2023 against Nepal
– Domestic/State Team• Vidarbha
• Mumbai Indians
• Punjab Kings
– Coach/MentorIn an interview, Jitesh revealed that he didn’t have a
personal coach.
– Batting StyleRight-hand Bat
Personal Life
– Date of Birth22 October 1993 (Friday)
– Age (as of 2023)30 Years
– BirthplaceAmravati, Maharashtra
– Zodiac SignLibra
– NationalityIndian
– HometownAmravati, Maharashtra
– SchoolGolden Kids English High School
– Educational QualificationGraduate
Relationships & More
– Marital StatusUnmarried
Family
– Wife/SpouseN/A
– ParentsFather- Mohan Sharma (hails from Kangra, Himachal Pradesh)
Mother- Ashima Sharma
– SiblingsBrother- Nitesh Sharma (younger)
Sister- None

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Early Life

Jitesh Sharma Early Life

Jitesh was born on 22 October 1993 in Amravati, Maharashtra, India. He used to play football in his childhood. He was not so good in academics in his school days. During school days, Jitesh Sharma used to play football and cricket with plastic balls.

The School Board of Maharashtra government gives four percent marks in 10th and 12th board exams to the players playing for the state. This was the reason why Jitesh remained associated with sports and made a place in his school’s cricket team. There was a vacancy for a wicketkeeper in the team, so he started wicketkeeping.

After performing well in school cricket, he was selected for the state team. Jitesh’s dream was to serve the country by joining the Indian Army, but on the advice of his coach, he made a career in cricket. He performed well as an opening batsman and started playing in the main team of Vidarbha.

Education

Jitesh Sharma completed his primary education at a private school in his city. He has studied only till 12th. During his school days, Jitesh used to play cricket outside the school instead of attending classes. This disinterest in studies helped Jitesh develop a passion for cricket and this proved to be the right decision.

Jitesh Sharma’s Family

Jitesh Sharma's Family

Jitesh Sharma was born on 22 November 1993 in a middle-class family in Amravati city of Maharashtra. His father’s name is Mohan Sharma, who works in a private company and his mother Ashim Sharma is a housewife. He has an elder brother Karnesh Sharma. Jitesh Sharma was fond of sports since childhood and started playing professional cricket at an early age.

CategoryDetails
Date of BirthNovember 22, 1993
Place of BirthAmravati, Maharashtra
Age30 years
Jersey Number99
Father’s NameMohan Sharma
Mother’s NameAshima Sharma
Brother’s NameKarnesh Sharma
Marital StatusUnmarried
Girlfriend’s NameNot known

Relationship/Girlfriend

He did not reveal about his personal life or even about his girlfriend and relationships. But in the future, if he gets into a relationship we may update.

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Cricket Career

Cricket Career

Jitesh Sharma’s Domestic Cricket Career

In the 2012-13 Cooh Bihar Trophy he performed very well in the tournament, due to which he got a place in the senior Vidarbha team. In the 2012-2013 Cooch Bihar Trophy Jitesh played 12 innings where he scored 537 runs with the help of 2 centuries and 1 half-century.

On 27 February 2014 Jitesh made his List A debut in the Vijay Hazare Trophy against Rajasthan in the Jaipur 2013-14 Vijay Hazare Trophy. But he did not get any chance to bat in that match.

Jitesh Sharma Playing a match for Vidarbha Team

On 31st March 2014 he made his T-20 debut against Uttar Pradesh in Nagpur. In his first T20 match, he scored 57 runs with 6 fours and 3 sixes.

After this, on 1 October 2015, he made his first-class cricket debut against Odisha cricket team in the 2015 Ranji Trophy. In his first List A match he scored 49 runs.

He earned a lot of names Vidarbha team as a lower-order finisher in limited overs. For this, he was bought by Mumbai Indians in the 2016 IPL season but he did not get any chance to play any match.

After which he failed to progress in domestic cricket and was moving towards oblivion. However, he made his comeback in the 2021-22 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He smashed 19 sixes in the tournament and made his mark as a finisher.

Jitesh Sharma while playing a test match

Jitesh made 632 runs in First-class cricket and 1350 runs in List-A cricket.

Jitesh Sharma’s IPL Career

Jitesh Sharma during Mumbai Indians Practice Session

Jitesh’s outstanding and remarkable performance in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy for the Vidarbha team at the top order caught the eye of the selectors of the IPL Franchise Mumbai Indians in 2016, who bought him for Rs 10 Lakhs during the IPL Auction.

In 2017, he was a part of Mumbai Indians that won the Indian Premier League season 10. However, he did not play in any match for the team. Post the League he was released by Mumbai Indians.

After this, he was bought by Punjab Kings at a cost of a base price of 20 lakhs in the auction of the 2022 IPL season. Before this Mumbai Indians bought him for 10 lakh in IPL 2016 season.

Jitesh Sharma playing for Punjab Kings Team

On 3rd April 2022, he made his first IPL debut against Chennai Super Kings where he played 17 balls and scored 26 runs with 3 long sixes.

In his first season of IPL, he played 12 matches, with an average of 29.25 he scored 234 runs with 12 sixes and 22 boundaries at a strike rate of 163.64.

He was retained by Punjab Kings in the 2023 IPL season where he scored a total of 309 runs in 14 matches for Punjab Kings at an average of 23.77 and a strike rate of 156.06. During this period, 22 fours and 21 sixes came from his bat.

Jitesh Sharma International Cricket Career

 International Cricket Career

On January 2023, he was added to the squad of the Indian cricket team for the T20 series against Sri Lanka. But he did not get any chance to play a single match in the series.

In October 2023, he was selected in the Indian T20I team for the Asian Games 2023. He made his T20 International debut against Nepal on 3 October 2023. However, he could not do anything special in that match and was out after scoring only 5 runs.

After this, he was added to the squad for the T20 series against Australia. In the first three matches, he did not add to playing but in the fourth T20, he was added to the playing eleven where he scored 35 runs in 19 balls with the help of 3 sixes and 1 boundary.

Whereas in the fifth T20 match, he played an inning of 24 runs. Later, Jitesh Sharma was included in the Indian team for the South Africa tour.

Jitesh Sharma Career Stats

Jitesh Sharma Career Stats

Batting & Fielding

FORMATMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
T20Is9701003514.2868147.050011431
FC182706616924.48120854.71048610565
List A47431135010732.14170879.032714921466
T20s1069814230310627.411545149.061102241056316

Bowling

FORMATMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
T20Is9
FC18
List A47112603.00000
T20s10616505.00000

Some Unknown Facts About Jitesh Sharma

  • In his spare time, Jitesh loves to travel, do adventure sports, and play Golf.
  • He has promoted a few sports nutrition brands like My Proteinin on his Instagram Account.
Jitesh Sharma endorsing My Proteinin on Instagram
  • Jitesh is very particular about his fitness and visits the Gym regularly.
Jitesh Sharma inside a Gym
  • He is fluent in three languages- Hindi, Marathi, and English.
  • Jitesh is a huge fan of Rohit Sharma’s batting.
  • The South African Cricketer AB De Villiers is his Idol. He wants to play as Mr.360.
  • Jitesh is popular for the variety of strokes that he plays.
  • In an interview, he revealed that he suffered from depression after he was excluded from Vidarbha’s Ranji Trophy.

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Jitesh Sharma’s Net Worth

Jitesh Sharma’s Net Worth

According to Best Fantasy App.in his net worth is estimated to be $1 million and 7.4 crore in Indian rupees. His yearly income is 1 crore and $ 8000 monthly. He made his money by playing cricket professionally. His main source of income is from Domestic Cricket and IPL Franchise.

NameJitesh Sharma
Net Worth$1 million
Net Worth in RupeesRs. 7.4 crore
Monthly IncomeRs. 20 Lakh

IPL Salary

Jitesh Sharma while receiving award in IPL

Jitesh Sharma was acquired by the Punjab Kings at a cost of a base price of 20 lakhs in the auction of the 2022 IPL season. Before this Mumbai Indians bought him for 10 lakh in IPL 2016 season. He was also retained by Punjab Kings in the IPL 2023 auction and 2024 too.

SourceIncome
Mumbai Indians Rs. 10 lakh
Punjab KingsRs. 20 lakh

Brand Endorsements

Due to being in the early stages of their career, he has yet to secure any brand endorsement deals, but in the future, he will probably garner lucrative opportunities for endorsements.

Cars Collection

Jitesh Sharma is known to be a car enthusiast and owns a few luxury cars. He hasn’t revealed his car collection publicly, but he is believed to own some high-end vehicles like Mercedes and BMW.

YouTube video

Conclusion

Jitesh Sharma, the talented cricketer, has etched his name in the sport era with skill and determination. His progression as a wicketkeeper-batsman shines brightly on the cricketing stage. Sharma’s great intent and his excellent performances make him a promising player to watch. As he continues to evolve in the cricketing arena, Jitesh’s potential to make significant contributions to the sport is evident.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQ’s)

Ans. Jitesh Sharma is an Indian Cricketer who played for Vidarbha in Domestic cricket and for Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League.

Ans. Dhruv Jurel was born on 22 October 1993 in Amravati, Maharashtra, India.

Ans. He played for Punjab Kings In the IPL.

Ans. 31 Years.

Ans. 20 Lakhs

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