Jitesh Sharma: All You Need To Know About Indian T20 League Team Punjab’s Ace Finisher

The presence of a reliable finisher in team India may frequently mean the difference between winning and losing in the glittering world of the Indian T20 League where every run and wicket is of utmost importance. Jitesh Sharma who is a dynamic batsman is one of the Punjab franchise’s many priceless assets. Jitesh Sharma has distinguished himself as one of the league's top finishers thanks to his propensity for leading his team to victory and extraordinary capacity for maintaining composure under pressure. 

Sehwag supports Jitesh's selection for the Indian T20 World Cup team.

After Jitesh Sharma's debut against Rajasthan where he scored an unbroken 38 runs off just 18 balls, veteran Indian cricketer Virendra Sehwag asked the team’s selectors to include him in the lineup as a backup wicket-keeper for the 2018 T20 World Cup. He has made a big impression on him. 

Performance in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 

During the Indian T20 league mega auction held in Bangalore in February, Punjab purchased the services of the Vidarbha cricketer for his base price of INR 20 lakh. Jitesh Sharma helped Vidarbha advance to the semifinals of the 2021-22 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy before losing to Karnataka after making a few minor adjustments to his game before the domestic season. 

The right-handed batter had an astounding strike rate of 235.16 and an average of 53.50 while scoring 214 runs in eight games. In the competition, he recorded two outstanding fifty-sixes.

Made his List-A debut for Vidarbha in the 2013-14 season

Jitesh Sharma made his List-A debut for Vidarbha against Odisha at the 2013-14 Vijay Hazare Trophy after scoring 537 runs in 12 innings during the 2012-13 Cooch Behar trophy. Since then, the right-handed batter has scored 1266 runs at an average of 34.21 in 41 List-A games. He has so far logged two centuries and seventy-five runs. 

Jitesh Sharma who was born in Maharashtra on October 22, 1993 and played his first T20 match for Vidarbha against Uttar Pradesh in 2014. 

In the 2015-16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Jitesh Sharma finished third in terms of runs scored with 343 runs at a strike rate of 143.51.  He won his first Indian T20 League contract after a successful Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy after his run and Mubaia acquired him in the 2016 Indian T20 league auction for INR 10 lakh. Jitesh has amassed 1491 runs in 63 matches during his domestic T20 career so far with a batting strike of 144.19 and an average of 28.67. 

In the T20 he has broken one tonne and eight half-centuries. Jitesh Sharma made his Ranji Trophy debut for Vidarbha later in the 2015–16 campaign.

Jitesh Sharma’s career path in the Indian T20 league is sure to be filled with more spectacular innings and match-winning performances as he continues to develop as a player. His capacity for flexibility bodes well for his future endeavours, whether they are with the Punjab franchise or maybe on the global stage.

 Jitesh Sharma has established himself as Punjab’s go-to-finisher in a league where explosive batting and suspenseful finishes are the rule. He is a notable performer because of his capacity to adroitly combine strength, accuracy and calmness. 

What is the record of Jitesh Sharma in the IPL?
Jitesh Sharma has played around 26 games in the IPL so far and surpassed 543 runs at an average of 25.86 runs per game with 49 as his highest IPL score.
Is Jitesh Sharma married?
Although there is no information available about Jitesh Sharma’s private, intimate connection one thing's for sure he has not married and does not have a wife.