Jitesh Sharma

Jitesh Sharma

Player Bio

Jitesh Sharma is a rising wicket-keeper batsman who has carved a niche for himself in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Here's a look at his journey:

  • Playing Style: Right-handed batsman, Wicket-keeper
  • IPL Debut: 2022 (for Punjab Kings)
  • IPL Team (2024): Punjab Kings (PBKS) (Retained after a successful 2023 season)

Breakthrough in the IPL:

Jitesh, despite being around the domestic circuit for a while, finally got his IPL chance with the Punjab Kings in the 2022 mega-auction. Initially coming in as a backup wicket-keeper, he impressed everyone with his power-hitting abilities in the lower middle order.

Rise to Prominence (IPL 2023):

The 2023 season proved to be a breakout year for Jitesh. Given a more prominent role, he thrived as a finisher, scoring crucial runs at a brisk pace. Here are some highlights:

  • Increased Batting Responsibility: Jitesh was promoted to open the batting alongside Shikhar Dhawan in some matches due to struggles finding a stable opening partner.
  • Impressive Strike Rate: He maintained a consistent strike rate of over 150, providing a much-needed boost to the Punjab Kings' batting towards the end of the innings.
  • Leadership Recognition: Jitesh's impactful performances were rewarded with the vice-captaincy role for the Punjab Kings in IPL 2024.

Continued Role with Punjab Kings (IPL 2024):

Jitesh Sharma's impressive batting displays and leadership qualities convinced the Punjab Kings to retain him for the 2024 season. He is expected to continue playing a crucial role as the wicket-keeper batsman, likely batting in the middle order and providing valuable runs during the slog overs. He will also be Shikhar Dhawan's deputy captain, offering support and strategic input on the field.


Jitesh Sharma IPL 2024 Stats and Recent Performance

Jitesh Sharma stats in IPL 2024, Find Runs, Centuries and wickets.

# Match Runs Fours Sixes Strike Rate Catches BOWL Economy Match Date
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings - T20 32(15) 2 2 213.33 0 0 / 0 0.0 19-May-2024
Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - T20 22(20) 0 2 110.0 1 0 / 0 0.0 15-May-2024
Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bengaluru - T20 5(4) 1 0 125.0 0 0 / 0 0.0 09-May-2024
Punjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings - T20 0(1) 0 0 0.0 2 0 / 0 0.0 05-May-2024
Chennai vs Punjab Kings - T20 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 / 0 0.0 01-May-2024
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings - T20 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 / 0 0.0 26-Apr-2024
Punjab Kings vs Gujarat Titans - T20 13(12) 0 1 108.33 1 0 / 0 0.0 21-Apr-2024
Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians - T20 9(9) 1 0 100.0 0 0 / 0 0.0 18-Apr-2024
Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals - T20 29(24) 1 2 120.83 1 0 / 0 0.0 13-Apr-2024
Punjab Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad - T20 19(11) 1 1 172.73 2 0 / 0 0.0 09-Apr-2024
Gujarat Titans vs Punjab Kings - T20 16(8) 0 2 200.0 1 0 / 0 0.0 04-Apr-2024
Lucknow Super Giants vs Punjab Kings - T20 6(9) 1 0 66.67 1 0 / 0 0.0 30-Mar-2024
Royal Challengers Bengaluru vs Punjab Kings - T20 27(20) 1 2 135.0 1 0 / 0 0.0 25-Mar-2024
Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals - T20 9(9) 1 0 100.0 3 0 / 0 0.0 23-Mar-2024

Jitesh Sharma IPL 2023 Stats and Recent Performance

Jitesh Sharma stats in IPL 2023, Find Runs, Centuries and wickets.

# Match Runs Fours Sixes Strike Rate Catches BOWL Economy Match Date
Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals - T20 44(28) 3 3 157.14 0 0 / 0 0.0 19-May-2023
Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals - T20 0(3) 0 0 0.0 0 0 / 0 0.0 17-May-2023
Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings - T20 5(5) 1 0 100.0 0 0 / 0 0.0 13-May-2023
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings - T20 21(18) 0 2 116.67 0 0 / 0 0.0 08-May-2023
Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians - T20 49(27) 5 2 181.48 0 0 / 0 0.0 03-May-2023
Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings - T20 21(10) 2 1 210.0 0 0 / 0 0.0 30-Apr-2023
Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Super Giants - T20 24(10) 0 3 240.0 1 0 / 0 0.0 28-Apr-2023
Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings - T20 25(7) 0 4 357.14 0 0 / 0 0.0 22-Apr-2023
Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore - T20 41(27) 2 3 151.85 1 0 / 0 0.0 20-Apr-2023
Lucknow Super Giants vs Punjab Kings - T20 2(4) 0 0 50.0 1 0 / 0 0.0 15-Apr-2023
Punjab Kings vs Gujarat Titans - T20 25(23) 5 0 108.7 0 0 / 0 0.0 13-Apr-2023
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings - T20 4(9) 1 0 44.44 0 0 / 0 0.0 09-Apr-2023
Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - T20 27(16) 2 1 168.75 0 0 / 0 0.0 05-Apr-2023
Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders - T20 21(11) 1 2 190.91 0 0 / 0 0.0 01-Apr-2023

Jitesh Sharma IPL 2022 Stats and Recent Performance

Jitesh Sharma stats in IPL 2022, Find Runs, Centuries and wickets.

# Match Runs Fours Sixes Strike Rate Catches BOWL Economy Match Date
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings - T20 19(7) 3 1 271.43 1 0 / 0 0.0 22-May-2022
Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals - T20 44(34) 3 2 129.41 0 0 / 0 0.0 16-May-2022
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings - T20 9(5) 2 0 180.0 1 0 / 0 0.0 13-May-2022
Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals - T20 38(18) 4 2 211.11 0 0 / 0 0.0 07-May-2022
Gujarat Titans vs Punjab Kings - T20 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 / 0 0.0 03-May-2022
Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Super Giants - T20 2(5) 0 0 40.0 2 0 / 0 0.0 29-Apr-2022
Punjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings - T20 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 / 0 0.0 25-Apr-2022
Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings - T20 32(23) 5 0 139.13 0 0 / 0 0.0 20-Apr-2022
Punjab Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad - T20 11(8) 2 0 137.5 0 0 / 0 0.0 17-Apr-2022
Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings - T20 30(15) 2 2 200.0 1 0 / 0 0.0 13-Apr-2022
Punjab Kings vs Gujarat Titans - T20 23(11) 1 2 209.09 0 0 / 0 0.0 08-Apr-2022
Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings - T20 26(17) 0 3 152.94 2 0 / 0 0.0 03-Apr-2022

Over All Recent Performance

# Match Runs Fours Sixes Strike Rate Catches BOWL Economy Match Date
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings - T20 32(15) 2 2 213.33 0 0 / 0 0.0 19-May-2024
Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - T20 22(20) 0 2 110.0 1 0 / 0 0.0 15-May-2024
Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bengaluru - T20 5(4) 1 0 125.0 0 0 / 0 0.0 09-May-2024
Punjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings - T20 0(1) 0 0 0.0 2 0 / 0 0.0 05-May-2024
Chennai vs Punjab Kings - T20 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 / 0 0.0 01-May-2024
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings - T20 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 / 0 0.0 26-Apr-2024
Punjab Kings vs Gujarat Titans - T20 13(12) 0 1 108.33 1 0 / 0 0.0 21-Apr-2024
Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians - T20 9(9) 1 0 100.0 0 0 / 0 0.0 18-Apr-2024
Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals - T20 29(24) 1 2 120.83 1 0 / 0 0.0 13-Apr-2024
Punjab Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad - T20 19(11) 1 1 172.73 2 0 / 0 0.0 09-Apr-2024
Gujarat Titans vs Punjab Kings - T20 16(8) 0 2 200.0 1 0 / 0 0.0 04-Apr-2024
Lucknow Super Giants vs Punjab Kings - T20 6(9) 1 0 66.67 1 0 / 0 0.0 30-Mar-2024
Royal Challengers Bengaluru vs Punjab Kings - T20 27(20) 1 2 135.0 1 0 / 0 0.0 25-Mar-2024
Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals - T20 9(9) 1 0 100.0 3 0 / 0 0.0 23-Mar-2024
India vs Afghanistan - T20 0(2) 0 0 0.0 0 0 / 0 0.0 14-Jan-2024