Jitesh Sharma: Wicket keeper cum batsman Jitesh Sharma plays for Vidarbha in domestic cricket. He played many excellent innings for Punjab Kings in the last IPL season.
Jitesh Sharma: It is known that Sanju Samson was injured before the second match of the three-match T20 series between India and Sri Lanka (IND vs SL). Wicket keeper batsman Jitesh Sharma has been given a place in Team India in his place. This is the first time that Jitesh Sharma has received a call from the national team. Rishabh Pant’s car accident and KL Rahul’s absence gave Jitesh this golden opportunity. Whether he gets a place in the playing-11 or not will be known after the toss today. But there is no doubt that he will enjoy sharing the dressing room with the Indian players.
Jitesh was first included in the Vidarbha senior squad for the 2012–13 Cooch Behar Trophy. Here he scored 537 runs in 12 innings. After this amazing performance, Jitesh slowly took the path of success. In March 2014, he got an opportunity to make his List-A debut in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Then, in 2015-16, Syed became the third highest run-scorer in the Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He was bought by Mumbai Indians in the 2016 IPL auction.
Jitesh did not get a chance to make his debut in IPL. He could not make his IPL debut for many seasons before. But, he continued to score runs for Vidarbha in all domestic tournaments. In 2022, Punjab Kings bought him and included him in the playing-11. Last season this player played many excellent innings one after the other.
Jitesh who is popular in IPL 2022..
Jitesh played 12 out of 14 matches for Punjab Kings in IPL 2022. Batting in the lower order, he scored runs at an average of 29.25. His strike rate during this time stood at 163.64. He hit 22 fours and 12 sixes. He did not score a half century in any match. But, his fast innings was very effective. Along with this, he has added 11 wickets behind the wicket including two stumpings.
Jitesh Sharma has excellent wicket keeping and can bat fast from the first ball. He can also play in the top order. Can also play the role of finisher. In such a situation, there is no better option than Sanju Samson in the T20 team.
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