Sports desk , Edited By: Roshni Singh , Updated on: 05 Jan 2023, 01:54:31 PM
Jitesh Sharma (Photo Credit: Social Media)
Jitesh Sharma IND vs SL T20 Series: There has been a big change in Team India between the ongoing T20 series between India and Sri Lanka (IND vs SL). Before the second match of the series, Sanju Samson has been injured and in his place wicket-keeper batsman Jitesh Sharma has been included in the team. Rishabh Pant’s car accident and KL Rahul’s absence has given Jitesh a golden opportunity to make his place in Team India. Although he is able to become a part of the playing eleven, it will be a matter to be seen.
Jitesh’s father, who studied up to class XII, is a resident of Kangra in Himachal Pradesh. His mother is from Amravati. Jitesh’s family lives in Amravati only. Jitesh Sharma has been selected in Team India for the first time. In such a situation, this is very happy news for Jitesh and his family.
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Jitesh Sharma, 29, comes from Maharashtra and plays for Vidarbha in the Ranji Trophy. In the year 2012-13, Jitesh was included in the senior team of Vidarbha for the first time. He scored 537 runs in 12 innings of Cooch Vihar Trophy. After this, in March 2014, he made his List-A debut in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. In the year 2015, he made his debut in the first class. Seeing his performance, Mumbai Indians included him in their team in IPL 2016. Although he did not get a chance to debut and he was released by Mumbai in 2018. Jitesh Sharma had to wait a long time for his debut in IPL.
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In IPL 2022, Punjab Kings bought him for 20 lakhs and then he made his debut. He played many important innings for Punjab. Jitesh Sharma has scored 234 runs in 10 innings of 12 matches for Punjab in IPL 2022 at a strike rate of 163.64. During this he averaged 29.25.
Jitesh Sharma had recently performed brilliantly in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, for which he has now been rewarded. Jitesh Sharma played many important innings in this tournament. Jitesh Sharma scored runs in the tournament with a strike rate of 175.
First Published : 05 Jan 2023, 01:54:31 PM
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