18 July 1998
Left hand Bat
Ishan Kishan, an Indian wicketkeeper-batter born on July 18, 1998, in Patna, Bihar, is a left-handed batter who can also bowl right-arm leg-break. He made his first-class debut for Jharkhand in December 2014, where he impressed with a century and five fifties during his first Ranji season 2014. In a Ranji Trophy match against Delhi in November 2016, he scored a remarkable 273 runs, setting a record for Jharkhand.
Ishan also captained the India U19 team in the 2016 ICC U19 World Cup, leading them to the finals. Despite not performing well with the bat, he caught the attention of selectors due to his captaincy. His consistency in domestic cricket and the IPL earned him a spot in the Indian ODI and T20I squads for the Sri Lanka tour in June 2021. In 2022, he made headlines by scoring a double-century against Bangladesh.
Ishan Kishan was born in a Bhumihar Brahmin family. He hails from a small city Nawada in Bihar. His father, Pranav Kumar Pandey is a builder by profession in Patna. Due to registration issues between the Bihar Cricket Association and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Ishan started playing for the neighboring state of Jharkhand.
Ishan Kishan Career
In his Test career to date, Ishan Kishan has played 2 matches to date in his Test career and has scored 78 runs, with an average of 78. Ishan Kishan has hit 8 fours and 2 sixes in his Test career. On Jul 2023, he played his recent Test match against West Indies at Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, scoring 25 runs off 37 balls.
In Ishan Kishan's ODI career, he has played 27 matches to date in his ODI career and has scored 933 runs, with an average of 42. Ishan Kishan has hit 95 fours and 33 sixes in his ODI career. One of his recent ODI matches took place in Oct 2023 at Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi, India, where he contributed 47 runs off 47 balls.
Ishan Kishan has played 29 matches to date in his T20 career and has scored 686 runs, with an average of 25. Ishan Kishan has hit 74 fours and 27 sixes in his T20 career. In his most recent T20 match against West Indies at Guyana National Stadium, Providence, Guyana, which took place in Aug 2023, Ishan Kishan contributed 27 runs off 23 balls to his team's total.
He holds the 38th position in the ICC ODI batting rankings with a total of 594 points. Ishan Kishan is ranked 61st position in the ICC T20 batting rankings with a total of 456 points.