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Ishan Kishan is an Indian international cricketer who plays for the Indian national cricket team as a wicket-keeper batsman. In March 2021, He made his international debut against England. He plays for Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and for Jharkhand in domestic cricket. In December 2022, he scored 210 runs in 131 balls in a One Day International (ODI) match against Bangladesh, becoming the youngest cricketer to score an ODI double century and the first to convert a maiden ODI century to a double century. He was the captain of India’s squad for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.

Birth Name

Ishan Pranav Kumar Pandey Kishan

Nickname

Definite

Profession

Cricketer

Batting

Left-Handed

Role

Wicketkeeper Batsman

Jersey Number

32 – T20 International (T20I), 51, 23 – Mumbai Indians (IPL), 23 – Gujarat Lions (IPL), 18 – Under-19 ODI

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Ishan Kishan was born on the 18th of July 1998, in Patna, Bihar, India.

Age

He’s currently 25 years old.

Sun Sign

Cancer

Ethnicity

Asian

He has Indian ancestry.

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Religion

Hinduism

Education

Ishan initially studied at Delhi Public School (DPS).

Family Details

  • Father – Pranav Kumar Pandey (Builder)

  • Mother – Suchitra Singh
  • Siblings – Raj Kishan (Brother) (Former State Level Cricketer)

Marital Status

Single

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ishan Kishan has dated –

  • Aditi Hundia – In 2019, Model Aditi Hundia and Ishan were first linked together when in the IPL final, Mumbai Indians had defeated Chennai Super Kings to win the IPL title. In 2017, Aditi was the winner of the Femina Miss India Rajasthan title.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
  • In centimeters – 168 cm
  • In meters – 1.68 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 67 kg
  • In Pounds – 148 lbs

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

He wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Ishan became known as an Indian professional cricketer in March 2021, who had made his debut for the country’s senior national team in the T20I format. In 2016, He had first come into the spotlight when he had captained India to the final of the year’s ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. A dynamic wicketkeeper-batsman, his abilities were soon noticed as he was picked to play for the now-defunct Gujarat Lions franchise (2016–2017) in the IPL (Indian Premier League). In the domestic circuit, he has represented Jharkhand (2014–Present) across all 3 formats.

Ishan Kishan Net worth

Ishan Kishan has an estimated net worth of $8 million dollars as of 2024.

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Ishan Kishan

  • Ishan found strong support and encouragement from his brother Raj who was a talented state-level cricketer as well. He grew up idolizing iconic wicketkeeper-batsmen M.S. Dhoni and Adam Gilchrist.
  • At the tender age of 7, he led his school team for the School World Cup in Aligarh. He was selected for the Patna Under-16 team and played for them in the All India School Games when he was only 11 years old.
  • Due to registration issues between Bihar Cricket Association and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Ishan started playing for neighbouring state Jharkhand.

  • In 2016, Kishan was bought by Gujarat Lions in the 2016 IPL auction. In 2018, he was bought by the Mumbai Indians in the 2018 auction.
  • In February 2021, Ishan was named in India’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their home series against England.
  • Ahead of the 2022 IPL, Kishan was bought again by Mumbai for ₹15.25 crore (equivalent to ₹16 crore or US$2.0 million in 2023), making him the second-most expensive Indian player at the auction after Yuvraj Singh.
  • In September 2023, Ishan was selected in India’s squad for 50-over World Cup. He was picked as the replacement to the regular opener Shubman Gill in the first match against Australia, but could not score a run.
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