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Mohit Mahipal Sharma (born 18 September 1988) is an Indian international
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cricket
er. He also plays for
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. He is a right-arm
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fast-medium
bowler.


Domestic and IPL career

Following his work with pace bowling coach
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, Sharma picked up 37 wickets from 7 games at an average of 23 in the
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. He was then contracted by the IPL franchise
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Chennai Super Kings
for the 2013 season. He played 15 matches in
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and took 23 wickets. In December 2018, he was bought by the
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Chennai Super Kings
in the player auction for the
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for 5 crores. He was released by the Chennai Super Kings ahead of the 2020 IPL auction. In the 2020 IPL auction, he was bought by the
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ahead of the
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. On March 26, 2022, Mohit was roped in by the new franchise
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as a net bowler for the IPL 2022 season.


International career

Sharma made his international debut for India in 4th ODI against Zimbabwe during India's tour of Zimbabwe. Sharma bowled an economical spell (2/26 in 10 overs) and took his first wicket in his fourth over dismissing Zimbabwe opening batsman
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. Sharma became the second Indian after
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to be adjudged man of the match on ODI debut.


References


External links

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Mohit Sharma
s profile page on Wisden {{DEFAULTSORT:Sharma, Mohit
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1988 births People from Ballabhgarh Indian cricketers Haryana cricketers India One Day International cricketers India Twenty20 International cricketers Chennai Super Kings cricketers Cricketers at the 2015 Cricket World Cup Punjab Kings cricketers India Blue cricketers Delhi Capitals cricketers