Ishan Kishan (Cricketer) – Bio, Family, Career

Ishan Kishan (Ishan Pranav Kumar Pandey Kishan) age 19, is an Indian first-class cricketer who plays for Jharkhand. He was named as the captain of India’s squad for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup in December 2015. Ishan is a left-handed batsman and wicket-keeper and also Left-arm medium pace, part-time bowler. In 2018 Indian Premier League Auction Ishan Kishan was bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs. 6.2 Crores.

Physical Status

Height: 5.6′ (168 cm)
Weight: 60kgs (132 lbs)

Batting – Left-Handed
Bowling – Left-arm medium pace
Role – Batsman and wicket-keeper

Personal Life & Family

Ishan was born in Patna, Bihar, India. His father Pranav Pandey, is a builder by profession. Ishan’s brother Raj, supported him in pursuing cricket as the career. Due to registration issue between Bihar Cricket Association and the BCCI, Ishan started playing for neighbouring state Jharkhand based on advice from a senior player and friend.

Ishan Kishan Parents (Family)

Ishan Kishan Parents (Family)

As per Ishan’s coach, his idols are former Indian team captain M.S. Dhoni and former Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist.

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Just before the beginning of u-19 world cup 2016, Ishan, According to report, was arrested for reckless driving. His car hit an autorickshaw. This Happened in 2016 January.

Ishan Kishan with friend

Education (school): Delhi Public School, Patna
Mother – Suchitra Singh
Sister – unknown


On 6 November 2016, Ishan Kishan scored 273 runs against Delhi in the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy. This is 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.

Ishan Kishan Under 19 Cricket West Indies

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In 2017 Season he played for Gujarat Lions. This 18-year-old opener Ishaan Kishan for Gujarat scored 48 runs in 35 balls, with six fours and two sixes in his innings against MI.

Ishan Kishan in 2017 IPL for Gujarath Lions

Ishan Kishan in 2017 IPL for Gujarath Lions

In 2018 IPL season Ishan was bought by Mumbai Indians. Ishan Kishan scored 62 runs from 21 balls against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens to take Mumbai Indians to 210 runs. MI later won by 102 runs.

Ishan Kishan Injury in IPL 2018

A quick throw from Hardik Pandya during the 13th over of RCB’s chase saw the ball bouncing more than Kishan’s anticipation and hitting him hard on the face. Kishan immediately fell to the ground and was taken off the field with a swollen face for further treatment.

Ishan Kishan Injury in IPL 2018

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