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Abhishek Sharma Father: The Real Man Behind the Cricketer

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If you are a cricket fan and have watched the latest 2024 IPL then I can guarantee you have noticed Abhishek Sharma’s name. Abhishek Sharma Father is the real man behind his success today. The way he played this season can not remain unnoticed. He is an allrounder in Cricket and he currently plays IPL for Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) franchise, he is also active in his domestic cricket career. Formerly he has been a part of India’s under-19 International team. But IPL’s 17th season brought him immense popularity among the general public and cricket fans. Explore this article to know some amazing facts and stats about him including all the general information. 

Biographical Data

Here are some basic relevant facts which will help you to know more about Abhishek Sharma.

Name Abhishek Sharma
Date of BirthSeptember 4, 2000
Age23 years
Place of BirthAmritsar, Punjab,India
ProfessionCricketer (Allrounder) 
Batting typeLeft handed Batter
Bowling typeSlow left-arm orthodox Bowler
Jersey number04
ParentsFather- Raj Kumar SharmaMother- Manju Sharma
Siblings2 sisters (Komal Sharma and Saniya Sharma)
Relationship StatusUnmarried
Favorite CricketerYuvraj Singh
Zodiac signVirgo


There are his parents and her two sisters in his family.

Abhishek Sharma Father (Rajkumar Sharma)

Raj Kumar Sharma, father of Abhishek sharma is a former cricketer and his initial days cricket coach.

Abhishek Sharma Mother (Manju Sharma)

She  is a homemaker. She was always emotionally available for his son. Abhishek shares a strong bond with his mother.

Abhishek Sharma Sisters ( Komal Sharma and Saniya Sharma)

Both her sisters Saniya and Komal are older than him, Saniya is the eldest one. Saniya Sharma is married and has a daughter. His second sister Komal Sharma is a doctor by profession 

Physical Stats

Abhishek’s estimated physical stats is included in this section:

Height (approx)5’8” ft.
Weight (approx)60 kgs
Eye colorBlack
Hair colorBlack

Initial Background

Abhishek was born in Punjab, India, from his childhood he kas keenly interested in cricket. He got his first bat when he was 3 years old, it was a plastic bat and it was gifted by his father Rajkumar Sharma. His Father is also a former cricketer who later joined banking sector through sports quota, other than his father’s responsibility he also played the role of a coach in Abhishek’s life. His father played a crucial role in developing his interest and knowledge in cricket. He started his professional career at a  very young age with domestic cricket, he played for punjab and other domestic events.


He has completed his schooling from Delhi Public School, Amritsar. Further knowledge about his higher studies is not very clear, different sources claim different facts. Some sources say he completed his degree from DAV college and others claim that he was enrolled in GD Goenka University.

Career Hustle

He started his cricket career at a very young age and continuously followed his passion from then. He has played domestic cricket, international cricket (under 19 team) and how he is having a fantabulous IPL career. We hope he will soon achieve his place in the men’s international Indian cricket team.

Domestic Cricket Career

For Punjab

Abhishek has started playing for Punjab and made his A List debut in Vijay Hazare Trophy in 2016-17 and his Ranji trophy debut for punjab occurred in 2017-18.

For Indian Premier league (IPL)

He made his debut in IPL 2018 and first he was picked by Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals), his debut match was with Royal Challengers Bangalore. Later, in 2022 Sunrisers Hyderabad picked this allrounder for their team in IPL auction. From 2022 he is playing for hyderabad franchise but this season went extra lucky to him, where he gave phenomenal performance with his bat. In IPL 2024 he was the second highest run scorer of Sunrisers Hyderabad.

International Career

Abhishek was a part of the 2018 under-19 world cup squad with some other popular names like Shubman Gill, Prithvi Shaw and Riyan Parag. 

Career Stats

Abhishek’s career graph is explained to you in the form of these tables.

Batting Stats

FormatMatchesRunsAverageStrike rate
List A53154731.592.5

Balling Stats

List A531374294.66

Yuvraj Singh’s Factor

Whenever someone mentions Sharma’s name everyone gets reminded of Yuvraj Singh, a brilliant former cricketer and a key player of 2011 world cup win. Some say that their playing styles are very similar. Fans even compare these two with each other and all Yuvraj Singh fans find an upcoming Yuvraj in Abhishek. They both are all rounders, left handed batters and Slow Left-arm orthodox bowlers, yes so much similarity. With these common elements comparison is reasonable but do you know that this young all rounder is a student of Yuvraj Singh. Yuvraj is Abhishek’s mentor and his coach. He has helped in shaping Abhishek’s career. In return, even Abhishek admires and respects him a lot. Yuvraj is favorite cricketer and inspiration of Abhishek.

They both share an admirable bond and getting compared to his ideal is such a blessing and proud moment for him. 

Recent Controversy

Recently during this IPL season Abhishek started getting fame. But a controversy also came to his side along with the fame. Abhishek was summoned by Surat police to give his statement in a model Taniya Singh’s suicide case.it has been believed that Tania was in contact with him on Frequent basis. Also there were rumors that they both were dating each other. Later on, all these rumors were claimed false and it has been said that police only called Abhishek for a general questioning session because he was Tania’s friend from a long time.

Abhishek Sharma Net Worth

His net worth is around Rs 6.5 crores. His major income source is cricket tournaments other than this he earns through brand endorsements.

Abhishek Sharma Social Media Accounts

If you also became his fan after watching his performance, then you can follow him at his social media handles where he posts updates about his practice sessions and his matches

Platform nameUser IDFollowers
Instagram@abhisheksharma_41.2M followers
X@IamAbhiSharma447.7K Followers


He will surely become a prominent name in the game of cricket and will surely make his debut in the international team soon, he has proved his dominance in t20 cricket, in this IPL.There is also news about his debut in the upcoming t20 series with Zimbabwe after the world cup as the official announcement is yet to be released.


All this written information and data is provided to the netizens after completing our thorough research and we tried our best to keep it original and informative. The real data may vary to this article. So do your research too before completely believing these facts. Using this information for your purposes is totally at your risk. 

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