Cricket is a hugely popular and well-known sport in India. Even though this sport is not originated in India, the popularity of this game is highest in India. India's cricket team is among the strongest in the world today. There have been many great players in the history of Indian Cricket. Sourav Ganguly, MS Dhoni, Kapil Dev, Virat Kholi, Sachin Tendulkar, and many more are legends in Indian cricket history. Today in this article, we will talk about the emerging star of Indian Cricket, Ishan Kishan.
Ishan Kishan is a well-known name in cricket. He plays international cricket for India. Apart from this, he also plays domestic cricket for Jharkhand. Although Ishan Kishan is from Bihar, due to some reason, he plays domestic cricket for the neighboring state of Jharkhand, not for Bihar. Ishan Kishan is also a team member of the Mumbai Indians, one of the most successful Indian Premier League teams.
He is a left-handed batsman who mostly likes to open for his team, but it is not that he only does opening for his team, but he can also play for his team in any position if the requirement is, apart from batting, he also does wicket keeping. Ishan Kishan was also the captain of India's Under-19 cricket team for the 2016 Under-19 World Cup. He debuted for India against England in March 2021.
Very few people know that the full name of the cricketer Ishan Kishan is Ishan Pranav Kumar Pandey Kishan. Ishan Kishan was born in a middle-class family in Patna. He was born on 18 July 1998 in the Nawada district of Bihar. In the year 2022, he will be 24 years old. His father's name is Pranav Kumar Pandey; by profession, he is a builder and has a construction business, and his mother's name is Suchitra Singh, who is a housewife.
Ishan Kishan has an elder brother named Raj Kishan. Raj Kishan supported his younger Brother a lot. Raj Kishan is also a cricketer, and he also played cricket for his state team. Raj Kishan always motivated Ishan to play cricket. His Brother has a big contribution to Ishan Kishan's achievement.
Ishan Kishan had more interest in cricket since childhood. He liked to play and watch cricket more than study. Ishan Kishan took his primary education from Delhi Public School, Patna. And after that, he went to Commerce College, Patna, for further education. His brother noticed his talent and encouraged him to play cricket. After this, Ishan joined the cricket club and started playing cricket on his brother's advice.
When Ishan Kishan decided that he wanted to become a cricketer in his life, then he decided to play from his neighboring state Jharkhand on the advice of his senior players and coach. It is not so easy for any player to play for another state team, but due to the tremendous performance of Ishan Kishan, he immediately got a chance to play Ranji from the Jharkhand team. And taking advantage of this opportunity, Ishan Kishan performed very well in the 2015 Ranji session. Ishan Kishan played a brilliant inning of 273 runs during the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy against Delhi. In the Ranji Trophy, this innings of 273 by Ishan Kishan is the highest score by a player for Jharkhand. Due to his better performance, he was also made the captain of the Under-19 India team.
Indian Premier League Career (IPL)
And after becoming the captain of the Under-19 team, Ishan Kishan's name also came on the list of the 2016 IPL Auction. And in the 2016 IPL auction, Ishan Kishan was bought by Gujarat Lions for 35 lakhs, and his base price was 10 lakhs. Then after this, he was bought by Mumbai Indians for 6.2 crores, and his base price was 40 lakhs in the 2018 IPL auction. In the 2020 IPL season, he scored 516 runs in 14 matches for the Mumbai Indians. And in the year 2020, no one scored more runs for Mumbai Indian than Ishan Kishan. And apart from this, Ishan Kishan won the award for hitting the most sixes in the IPL season 2020.
After this, when the Mega IPL auction in the year 2022 took place, Ishan Kishan was again bought by Mumbai Indians for 15.25 crores, making him the second most expensive Indian player in the history of the IPL after Yuvraj Singh. Delhi Daredevils bought Yuvraj Singh in 2015 for 16 cores.
Talking about Ishan Kishan's international career, he played his first international match on March 14, 2021. He made his international debut in a match against England. The first T20 match he played for India was against England on March 14, 2021; he scored 56 runs in 32 balls. After that, on July 18, 2021, he played his maiden One Day International (ODI) match against Sri Lanka. On July 18, 2021, he scored 59 off 42 deliveries in his first ODI for India.
Marriage and Relationship
If we talk about Ishan Kishan's marriage, then till today, he has not married anyone. But the news of Ishaan Kishan's relationship keeps coming. According to the news, model Aditi Hundia is the girlfriend of Ishan Kishan, but these two have not been married to date.
Ishan Kishan is an Indian International Cricketer. Former Indian captain MS Dhoni and former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist are the ideals of Ishan Kishan. By the way, Ishaan Kishan has learned something from all his senior players. In the true sense, Ishan Kishan is the future of Indian cricket.