Mohit Sharma

Mohit Sharma

Full NameMohit Mahipal Sharma

BornSeptember 18, 1988

Height1.75 m


RoleBowler / Right arm fast medium

Relation(s)Shweta Sharma (Spouse), Mahipal Sharma (Father), Sunita Sharma (Mother)


Mohit Mahipal Sharma an Indian cricketer was born on September 18th 1988 in Ballabgarh, Faridabad, Haryana. He plays for Haryana and the Indian cricket team. He is a fast medium bowler.

Table of Contents

  1. Career
  2. Background


Domestic Career

South Africa v India - First ODI

Mohit Sharma made his debut for Haryana in the 2011-12 season. He had a decent start to the first class career. After the season, he got trained from Ian Pont. In the 2012-13 season, he played wonderfully and picked up 37 impressive wickets from seven matches with an average of 23. He ended up as the 5th highest wicket taker in that season.

IPL Career

Mohit played for Chennai Super Kings in the 2013 season of the IPL and impressed the audience with his bowling ability. He was again bought by Chennai in the next season for Rs. 2 crores. He picked up 23 wickets in the 2014 IPL which made him highest wicket taker for a uncapped player in a single IPL season and he won the purple cap.

He then moved to Kings XI Punjab for the 2016 and 2017 season. The team brought him back using the Right to Match card for an amount of Rs. 2.4 crore. In the IPL Player Auction 2016, Mohit was signed up by Kings XI Punjab for INR 6.5 cr and represented them in the following three seasons. In the Player Auction prior to IPL 2020, the Delhi Capitals bought the Haryana pacer for INR 50 Lakh.

International Career

ODI Career

Mohit Sharma on the back of impressive performances in the IPL made his ODI debut on 1 August 2013 vs Zimbabwe. After a good run, leading upto the World Cup he was selected for the quadrennial tournament which was held in Australia and New Zealand. He had 13 scalps to his name in the World Cup and stood as India’s 3rd highest wicket taker. However, after the World Cup, Mohit Sharma fizzled out and could never really stage a comeback.

T20I Career

Mohit Sharma made his debut in T20 against Australia in 2014, picking up one wicket in that match. He got selected for the 2014 World T20 in Bangladesh. He picked up three wickets in the tournament for India. Overall, he played only 4 T20Is for India and took 6 wickets


Mohit Sharma was born on 18 September 1988 to Mahipal Sharma and Sunita Sharma in Ballabhgarh. He is the last player to dismiss Sachin Tendulkar on a duck in First-class cricket in 2013.

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