Mohit Sharma Biography 2024: Career, Net Worth, News, Education And Family

Mohit Sharma Biography Mohit Mahipal Sharma (born 18 September 1988) is an Indian international cricketer. He also plays for Haryana. He is a right-arm fast bowler. Mohit Sharma, an Indian cricketer, represents the Ahmedabad franchise in the Indian Premier League. Born on September 18, 1988, he is currently 36 years old. Hailing from Ballabhgarh, Mohit Sharma is a fast seam bowler who debuted in the IPL in 2013. Throughout his IPL career, he has participated in 102 matches and secured 122 wickets with an average of 23.76, conceding approximately 8.42 runs per over. His best individual performance was 5/10. In the IPL Auction 2024, the Gujarat franchise signed Mohit Sharma for Rs 50.00 Lac. His final IPL match was in March 2024 against Chennai at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India, where he recorded bowling figures of 36/1.

Mohit Sharma Biography 2024 Summary

FULL NAME Mohit Mahipal Sharma
NICKNAME Mohit Sharma
PLACE OF BIRTH Ballabhgarh, Faridabad, Haryana
BORN 18 September 1988
HEIGHT 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
EYE COLOUR Black
JERSEY NO. 18 (IPL) 6 (ICC)
BATTING STYLE Right Hand Bat
BOWLING STYLE Right Arm Medium
FATHER Mahipal Sharma
MOTHER Sunita Sharma
WIFE Shweta
ZODIAC SIGN Virgo
HOBBIES Watching football
SCHOOL Aggarwal Public School, Ballabhgarh
MOHIT SHARMA’S INSTAGRAM @mohitsharma18

Mohit Sharma News

Indian cricketer Mohit Mahipal Sharma was born on September 18, 1988, in Ballabgarh, Faridabad, Haryana. He represents Haryana and the Indian cricket team, specializing as a fast medium bowler.

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  • Mohit Sharma has picked up 122 wickets in IPL.
  • Mohit Sharma has bowled 344.3 Overs in IPL.
  • Mohit Sharma’s most outstanding bowling figures in the IPL are 5 wickets for 10 runs.
  • Mohit Sharma has 3 four-wicket hauls in IPL.
  • Mohit Sharma is taken 3 wickets in ongoing IPL 2024
  • Mohit Sharma has bowled at an Economy of 8.42 in IPL.

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Batting Statistics

IPL Season M R HS Avg S/R 100 50 4s 6s

2024

2 0 0

2023

14 0 0* 0.00 0 0 0 0

2020

2019

1 0 0* 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 0

2018

9 10 4* 10.00 76.92 0 0 1 0

2017

14 51 13 8.50 102.00 0 0 3 1

2016

14 32 15 8.00 123.07 0 0 3 1

2015

16 28 21* 9.33 155.55 0 0 1 2

2014

16 1 1* 0.00 33.33 0 0 0 0

2013

All IPL

86 122 21* 8.71 107.96 0 0 8 4

Fielding Statistics

IPL Season

MAT CATCH TAKEN STUMPS

2024

2 1

2023

14 6

2020

2019

1 0 0

2018

9 2 0

2017

14 3 0

2016

14 3 0

2015

16 5 0

2014

16 3 0

2013

All IPL

86 23 0

Bowling Statistics

IPL Season

Mat Ov Runs Wkts Avg Eco Bst 4w

2024

2 8 68 3 22.67 8.50 2/32 0

2023

14 44.1 361 27 13.37 8.17 5/10 2

2020

1 4 45 1 45.00 11.25 1/45 0

2019

1 3 27 1 27.00 9.00 1/27 0

2018

9 29.4 322 7 46.00 10.85 2/33 0

2017

14 45.4 410 13 31.53 8.97 2/24 0

2016

14 48.3 407 13 31.30 8.39 3/23 0

2015

16 57 481 14 34.35 8.43 3/25 0

2014

16 53.5 452 23 19.65 8.39 4/14 1

2013

15 50.4 326 20 16.30 6.43 3/10 0

All IPL

102 344.3 2899 122 23.76 8.42 5/10 3

Mohit Sharma IPL Auction Price History

Year
Price Team
2018 2.40 Cr Punjab
2019 5.00 Cr Chennai
2020 50.00 Lac Delhi
2023 50.00 Lac Gujarat
2024 50.00 Lac Gujarat

Mohit Sharma Career

Domestic Career

Mohit Sharma debuted for Haryana during the 2011-12 season and had a promising start to his first-class career. Following that season, he received coaching from Ian Pont. In the 2012-13 season, he performed exceptionally well, taking 37 wickets in seven matches at an average of 23. He finished as the 5th leading wicket-taker of that season.

IPL Career

Mohit showcased his bowling skills while playing for Chennai Super Kings in the 2013 IPL season, earning praise from the audience. Chennai retained him for Rs. 2 crores for the next season, where he became the highest wicket-taker among uncapped players in a single IPL season, winning the purple cap with 23 wickets.

He later joined Kings XI Punjab for the 2016 and 2017 seasons, after which the team used the Right to Match card to bring him back for Rs. 2.4 crore. Mohit was signed by Kings XI Punjab for INR 6.5 crore in the IPL Player Auction 2016 and continued to represent them for the next three seasons. In the IPL 2020 Player Auction, the Delhi Capitals acquired the Haryana bowler for INR 50 lakh.

International Career

ODI Career

Mohit Sharma made his ODI debut against Zimbabwe on 1 August 2013 following his strong showings in the IPL. He continued his good form leading up to the World Cup, where he impressed with 13 wickets, ranking as India’s 3rd highest wicket-taker. Despite his initial success, Mohit Sharma struggled to regain his form after the World Cup.

T20I Career

Mohit Sharma made his T20 debut against Australia in 2014, where he secured one wicket. Following this, he was chosen to represent India in the 2014 World T20 held in Bangladesh. Throughout the tournament, he managed to claim three wickets for his team. In total, he participated in just 4 T20I matches for India and achieved a total of 6 wickets.

Mohit Sharma Personal Life

Date of Birth 18 September 1988
Age (as of 2022) 34 Years
Birthplace Ballabhgarh, Faridabad, Haryana
Zodiac sign Virgo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Ballabhgarh, Faridabad, Haryana
School Aggarwal Public School, Ballabhgarh
College Not Known
Educational Qualifications Not Known
Family
  • Father– Mahipal Sharma
  • Mother– Sunita Sharma
  • Brother– Not Known
  • Sisters – Not Known
Religion Hinduism
Hobbies Watching football
Controversies Not Known

Physical Stats

Height (approx.)
  • in centimeters- 175 cm
  • in meters- 1.75 m
  • in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)
  • in Kilograms- 68 kg
  • in Pounds- 150 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)
  • Chest: 38 Inches
  • Waist: 32 inches
  • Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Favourites

Cricketer Batsman: Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Bowler: Glenn McGrath and Dale Steyn
Food Kadhi chawal and bhindi
Actor Aamir Khan and Sylvester Stallone
Actress Deepika Padukone

Wife

Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Shweta Sharma
Wife Shweta Sharma

Cricket

International Debut
  • Test– N/A
  • ODI– 1 August 2013 vs Zimbabwe in Bulawayo
  • T20– 30 March 2014 vs Australia in Dhaka
Coach/Mentor Ian Pont
Jersey Number #6(India)
#18(IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State Team India, Haryana, Delhi, India A, Chennai Super Kings, North Zone, Indians, Kings XI Punjab
Nature on field Calm
Likes to play against Pakistan
Favourite Ball Slower delivery
Records (main ones) • Took 2 for 26 in his ODI debut vs Zimbabwe to became the Man of the Match.
• In IPL 7 in 2014, he won the purple cap for taking 23 wickets.
Career Turning Point When he took 37 wickets in 8 matches of 2012-13 Ranji season with an average of 23.24.

Background

Mohit Sharma was born on September 18, 1988, to Mahipal Sharma and Sunita Sharma in Ballabhgarh. He holds the distinction of being the final player to dismiss Sachin Tendulkar for a duck in First-class cricket in 2013.

Mohit Sharma Net Worth

Mohit Sharma’s cricketing career has been financially lucrative, as seen by his $4 million net worth!

Name Mohit Sharma
Net Worth $4 million
Net Worth in Rupees ₹32 crore
Monthly Income ₹67 Lakh+

Mohit Sharma Salary

There’s not much information available on Mohit Sharma’s Salary but he always has been bought in IPL at high prices.

Source Salary
Chennai Super Kings ₹5 crore
Kings XI Punjab ₹2.4 crore
Delhi Capitals NA
Gujarat Titans NA

Mohit Sharma IPL 2024 Team & Price Year Wise

Mohit Sharma debuted in the IPL in 2013 when Chennai Super Kings (CSK) acquired him for INR 10 Lakhs. His earnings rose to INR 2 crore in 2014. Following a three-year stint with CSK, Mohit moved to Punjab Kings in 2016 for INR 6.5 crore. However, his salary dropped to INR 2.4 crore in the 2018 IPL season. CSK reacquired Mohit for INR 5 crore before the 2019 IPL season. In 2020, he was purchased by Delhi Capitals for ₹50 Lakhs. He was not part of the tournament in 2021 and 2022. In 2023, Mohit was bought by GT for INR 50 Lakhs.

Year IPL Team Price
2024 Gujarat Titans ₹ 5,000,000
2023 Gujarat Titans ₹ 5,000,000
2020 Delhi Capitals ₹ 5,000,000
2019 Chennai Super Kings ₹ 50,000,000
2018 Punjab Kings ₹ 24,000,000
2017 Punjab Kings ₹ 65,000,000
2016 Punjab Kings ₹ 65,000,000
2015 Chennai Super Kings ₹ 20,000,000
2014 Chennai Super Kings ₹ 20,000,000
2013 Chennai Super Kings ₹ 1,000,000

Mohit Sharma IPL 2023 Wickets

  • Matches Played: 14
  • Wickets Taken: 25 (3rd highest wicket-taker for GT in IPL 2023 behind Rashid Khan and Mohammed Shami)
  • Best Bowling Figures: 5/10 (against Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 2, also the second-best bowling figures in IPL 2023)
  • Economy Rate: 8.20

Mohit Sharma last 10 IPL matches

Match Bowling Venue
Final Vs Chennai 3/36 Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, India
Qualifier 2 Vs Mumbai 5/10 Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, India
Qualifier 1 Vs Chennai 2/31 M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India
Match 70 Vs Bangalore 0/54 M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore, India
Match 62 Vs Hyderabad 4/28 Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, India
Match 57 Vs Mumbai 1/43 Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, India
Match 51 Vs Lucknow 4/29 Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, India
Match 48 Vs Rajasthan 0/5 Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur, India
Match 44 Vs Delhi 2/33 Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, India
Match 39 Vs Kolkata 0/12 Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India