Ishan Kishan

Meet Ishan Kishan

Ishan Kishan

According to wikipedia, Ishan was born in Patna, Bihar. His father Pranav Kumar Pandey, is a builder by profession. Ishan’s brother Raj Kishan, supported him in pursuing cricket as a career. 

Due to a registration issue between Bihar Cricket Association and the BCCI, Ishan started playing for neighboring state Jharkhand based on advice from a senior player and friend. As per Ishan’s coach, his idols are former Indian team captain M.S. Dhoni and former Australian wicketkeeper batsman Adam Gilchrist.

On 6 November 2016, Ishan Kishan scored 273 runs against Delhi in the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy. This was the highest score by a player for Jharkhand in the Ranji Trophy. He was the leading run-scorer for Jharkhand in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy, with 484 runs in six matches.

In January 2018, he was bought by the Mumbai Indians in the 2018 IPL auction. He was the leading run-scorer for Jharkhand in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, with 405 runs in nine matches. In October 2018, he was named in India C’s squad for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy, scoring a century in the tournament’s final. In February 2019, in the 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, he scored an unbeaten century against Jammu & Kashmir. In the next match, against Manipur, he scored 113 not out, to record back-to-back centuries in the tournament.

In August 2019, he was named in the India Red team’s squad for the 2019–20 Duleep Trophy. In October 2019, he was named in India A’s squad for the 2019–20 Deodhar Trophy.

Ishan Kishan made his IPL debut as a part of the Gujarat Lions team in 2016. He earned a salary of 35 lakhs INR while playing for the Rajkot-based franchise. The Lions retained him for the 2017 season.

The youngster entered the auction in 2018 after some brilliant performances in the domestic season and grabbed a 6.2 crores INR deal from Mumbai Indians. The Mukesh Ambani-owned franchise has retained him for the same amount over the last three seasons.

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