Ishan Kishan was born on the 18th of July in 1998 in Patna, Bihar. He wasn’t serious about cricket initially but his elder brother Raj Kishan helped him evolve into a professional cricketer
The Patna-born player couldn’t maintain the balance between cricket and studies. Hence, he eventually had to give up school due to attendance shortage.
Like every modern day wicket-keeper, Ishan Kishan has a couple of big and common names as his idols. Former Australian wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist and former India skipper MS Dhoni are two players who he followed very closely.
India’s Under-19 teams have done really well in the Under-19 World Cups ever since the inception of the tournament. Ishan Kishan led one such side in 2016.
A road accident which almost kept him out of the Under-19 World Cup
Ishan Kishan was bought by the Gujarat Lions (GL) ahead of the 2016 season for a sum of INR 35 lakhs.After that Mumbai Indians broke the bank as they bought the left-handed wicket-keeper batsman for a stunning sum of INR 6.2 crores. In the 2018 IPL
Ishan Kishan had a terrible start to his IPL career. He could muster a mere 42 runs in five innings in his debut season in 2016. In 2017, he constantly got starts but couldn’t convert them. However, in the final game of the group stages, Kishan became the third youngest player (fourth now) to score a fifty in the IPL.
Kishan Holds the record for the highest individual score in Ranji Trophy by a Jharkhand player (273)