Ishan Kishan Brother

Last Modified Mar 12, 2024 02:53 IST
Ishan Kishan Brother
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Ishan Kishan rose to prominence as the skipper of India's Under-19 side at the 2016 World Cup. Kishan worked his way up the ranks with some consistent results after a low-key tournament with the bat, and it resulted in his IPL contracts in the past couple of years. Kishan was purchased by the Mumbai Indians for INR 6.2 crore in the 2018 Indian Premier League player auction.

In the mega auction of IPL 2022, Kishan was retained by the Mumbai Indians by paying a hefty amount of INR 15.25 crore. Recently, Kishan was excluded from the Grade-C contract issued by the BCCI in February 2024. No reason was given by the BCCI as to why he was not given the central contract.

Who is Ishan Kishan's brother, Raj Kishan?

Ishan Kishan with bro
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Ishan Kishan has an elder brother, Raj Kishan. He was born on 27 December, in Patna, Bihar. Raj Kishan is the elder son of Pranav Kumar Pandey, a builder by profession. His mother's name is Suchitra Singh. Raj Kishan's exact birth year is not known.

Ishan and his brother Raj dreamt of being cricketers since they were children. Although Raj was a decent cricketer, he gave up his dream so that Ishan could fulfill his. Raj has always thought Ishan was a better player. Ishan Kishan was not initially passionate about cricket, but his elder brother Raj Kishan helped him grow into a professional cricketer.

Despite being a Bihar native, Ishan began playing cricket for Jharkhand after the Bihar state board lost its association with the BCCI. His father was initially hesitant about sending him to Jharkhand, but it was his elder brother Raj Kishan and coach Santosh Kumar who persuaded his father to take him to Ranchi, Jharkhand, for better cricket opportunities.

What is Ishan Kishan's brother's profession?

Ishan Kishan's brother, Raj Kishan reportedly used to play cricket just like his younger brother. Due to unavoidable circumstances in the family and also because he is the eldest of the two, the responsibilities of the family fell on him. Therefore, after the 10th standard, he quit cricket altogether and focused on his studies instead. As a result, Raj is currently working as a doctor. He is a General Surgeon, which can be validated by his Instagram bio @raj_kishann.

In an interview with Cricbuzz, Ishan Kishan shared how he wished for both brothers to play cricket professionally. Raj Kishan further mentioned how all the coaches were high in praise of his younger brother so their father let him continue playing.

Is Ishan Kishan's brother married?

It's not officially confirmed whether Raj is married or not. But as per some media reports, Raj Kishan is married and his wife's name is ‘Pallavi Yadav’.

Where does Ishan Kishan's brother live?

As per media sources, Raj Kishan is a General Surgeon, practicing in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. His family also resides in Lucknow.

However, after the World Cup 2023 final loss, Ishan Kishan was suffering from mental fatigue. That's why, to help Ishan come out of the mental trauma, Raj moved with his family to Vadodara where Ishan was living in a rented flat.

Does Ishan Kishan's brother have kids?

It's not officially confirmed whether Raj has kids or not. But as per some media reports, Raj Kishan is married to ‘Pallavi Yadav’ and the couple has a two-year-old son named ‘Viraj’.

Is Ishan Kishan's brother on social media?

Ishan Kishan with bros
Image Courtesy - Ishan Kishan's Instagram

Yes, Raj Kishan is active on social media. He has an Instagram account having more than 6K followers. People can see his photos through his Instagram handle – @raj_kishann.

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FAQs on Ishan Kishan's Brother

When was Ishan Kishan's brother born?

Raj Kishan's exact birth year is not known. However, he was born to Pranav Kumar Pandey and Suchitra Singh on 27th December.

Where did Ishan Kishan and his brother grow up?

Ishan and Raj were brought up by their parents in Patna, Bihar.

Who is the older Ishan Kishan and Raj Kishan?

Raj Kishan is older than Ishan Kishan. Ishan is the younger sibling of the two.

Is Ishan Kishan's brother ever into sports?

Yes, Raj Kishan was also a fabulous cricketer like Ishan Kishan and wanted to pursue his cricket career. But their father wanted one of his children to focus on his studies. Because of this, Raj Kishan left cricket after the 10th standard.

What is the profession of Ishan Kishan's brother?

By profession, Raj Kishan is a General Surgeon (Doctor).

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