July 22, 2024

Ishan Kishan: Cricket Player of India

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One of the world’s most famous sports is Cricket and today in this article we will talk about a young cricket player named Ishan Kishan, you can keep reading this article below to know more about him. We will discuss his early life, education, family, networth, social media and more. 

Who is Ishan Kishan?

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Ishan Kishan is an international wicket keeper batsman of Indian National cricket team. He is a young talented cricketer who was born in the year 1998 on july 18, he has good wicket keeping skills and he is good at hitting big sixes. He mostly plays as an opener when he plays for the Indian team in international matches. 


NameIshan Pranav Kumar Pandey Kishan
NicknameChota Dynamite, Pocket Dynamo, Definite
Date Of Birth18 July, 1998
BirthplacePatna, Bihar, India
Zodiac SignCancer
CasteBhumihar Brahmin
Father’s NamePranav Kumar Pandey
Mother’s NameSuchitra Singh
BrotherRaj Kishan
Batting StyleLeft Handed Batsman
Game RoleWicketkeeper Batsman
Jersey Number32
HobbiesPlaying football and Badminton, Cycling, Travelling, Playing games on PlayStation

Physical Appearance

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Height168 cm
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Body MeasurementChest- 38 inches, waist – 30 inches and biceps- 12 inches.

Early Life

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He joined Uttam Majumdar’s cricket Academy and the coach was impressed with Ishan’s cricket talent. Ishan had to do hard practice in the academy, for focusing on playing cricket . His father could only afford to pay academy fees for one child therefore his elder brother pursued his study and he continued playing cricket. He led his school team for the school World Cup in Aligarh at the age of 7. At the age of 11 he got selected In Under 16 team for Patna school team. Later he went to Ranchi and started playing for Steel Authority of India limited. Ishan used to live on fast food and cold drinks, he didn’t eat well therefore his father shifted in a flat in Ranchi with Ishan’s mother. At the age of 15 he got selected for the Jharkhand team. 


He was always eager to play cricket therefore for focusing on his cricket career he didn’t go for higher education. He has done her school education from Delhi public school and College of Commerce, Arts & Science from Patna. He has studied till 12th class. After that he just focused on cricket.

Career Journey

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He got a chance to serve for the Indian Cricket team on 14 March, 2021, that year he made his T20 debut against England and won man of the match award for hitting maiden fifty and match winning innings. On 18 July 2021 he got debut cap of One Day International Matches. He played his first ODI match against Sri Lanka. He got Test cricket Cap on 12 July 2023, he played his first test match against West Indies.

He launched his clothing brand in the year 2021 and owner of a company named Ishan Kishan Ventured LLP. In 2022 he was sold out in IPL for more than 15 crore and till that time and the second highest expensive player in IPL history. In December 2022 he became the youngest man to hit a double century in One Day Cricket and he also became the first man in cricket history to convert his first hundred into a double hundred.

Ishan Kishan’s Controversies

Ishan Kishan has been involved in many controversies like in the year 2016 his father and himself involved in a road accident . They both got beaten up by the crowd until the police outreach them. Some were saying Ishan was driving the car when it hit the autorickshaw and others were saying his father was driving the car. The injured woman was admitted in hospital and according to the police statement no FIR was registered against anyone by anybody.

Second controversy came in limelight when he was denied to play Duleep Trophy of season 2023, he denied to the selector that he is not available for the matches but the reason was not disclosed.

ishan kishan Family

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According to some internet information he has a father who is a reputed builder and politician and his name is Pranav Kumar Pandey. His mother’s name is Suchitra Singh and she is a housewife. He has an elder brother who also played cricket for state level. Raj Kishan also wanted to play cricket but because of family’s pressure he had to leave cricket. He started focusing on his studies and later became a doctor who is married to Pallavi Yadav. Her sister’s name is Arya Singh. 

His Grandfather’s name is Kameshwar Sharma and her Grandmother’s name is Savitri Sharma who is a civil servant.

Dating History

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According to some rumors he has a girlfriend and her name is Aditi Hundai who is a model from Rajasthan. There were rumors about Ishand and Shahneel’s affairs but later it turned out to be fake.

Net worth

Ishan Kishan has his own company and his own clothing brand. He does advertising for brands and through collaborations with brands on social media, he earns a lot of money. As of 2024 his net worth is 60 crore.

Social Media

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Ishan Kishan has a strong presence on social media platforms. He is on Instagram, And a huge fan following there. He has more than 6.2Million followers on Instagram. You can search for him by entering ishankishan23 on the Instagram search bar. He has posted more than 286 posts till now. and keeps posting his attractive pics, gym videos. He has collaborated with many brands like Campa Cricket drink and other famous brands.

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