Batting style Right Handed
Bowling style Right-arm legbreak
Test Debut vs Australia at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Oct 17, 2008
ODI Debut vs South Africa at Bangabandhu National Stadium, Apr 13, 2003
T20 Debut vs Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club, Jun 13, 2010
IPL Debut vs Rajasthan Royals at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, May 11, 2008
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Amit Mishra overview
Amit Mishra is an Indian cricketer who was born on 24th November 1982 in Faridabad, Haryana. The 38-yar old cricketer is a right-arm leg-spinner and a right-hand tail-ender batsman.
He is a classical leg-spinner whose key strength is flight and big leg-break and odd googly. However, with two leading spinners Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh at the peak of their form Amit Mishra did not get the chance of donning India shirts.
Batting Career Summary
Bowling Career Summary
Amit Mishra made his debut in first-class cricket in 2001-02. He has participated in 152 first-class matches and scalped 535 wickets including his best figure of 6 for 66. He also has scored 4176 runs including his highest score of unbeaten 202. Simultaneously, he has participated in 152 List ‘A’ matches and scalped 252 wickets at an economy rate of 4.58 including his best bowling figure of 6 for 13. He was the leading wicket-taker for Haryana in 2018-19 with 16 wickets in 9 matches.
Amit Mishra made his debut in On-Day International against South Africa in Bangladesh in 2003. But in his maiden ODI, he managed only 1 for 29 in 5 overs. Then he was dropped from the Indian squad before being recalled for the ODI series against Zimbabwe in 2013. This time he looked more matured, earning the man-of-the-match award with 4 for 47 in the 3rd ODI. He was at his best in the series against Zimbabwe in 2013 as he captured 18 wickets in that bilateral series, equalling Javagal Srinath’s record of acquiring the same number of wickets. Amit Mishra has participated in 36 ODIs and scalped 64 wickets at an economy rate of 4.72 including his best bowling figure of 6 for 48 runs.
Amit Mishra was called in the senior Indian squad for a Test against West Indies in 2002 but finally, he was not selected. He had to wait for the next five years before being called up to the squad for the 2nd Test against Australia at Mohali in 2008. In his maiden Test, Mishra drew attention, scalping 5 wickets for 71 runs in 26.4 overs and 2 wickets at the cost of 35 runs in 11.4 overs to become the leading wicket-taker in the match. Still, India’s coach Gary Kirsten did not seem to be satisfied with Mishra. Fortunately, due to Harbhajan Singh's injury, Mishra could be able to play in the remaining two Tests. He finished the series of three Tests with 14 wickets. Mishra has participated in 22 Tests and scalped 76 wickets at an economy rate of 3.19 including his best bowling figure of 7 for 72 runs and he also has scored 648 runs including his highest score of 84.
Amit Mishra has a stunning achievement in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He became the first player to have made three hat-tricks in the League. He made his first hat-trick in 2008 IPL for Delhi Daredevils against Decan Chargers and then again he recorded his 2nd hat-trick in 2011 against Kings XI Punjab, playing for Deccan Chargers. Mishra created the history finally, making his 3rd hat-trick in 2013 IPL against Pune Warriors, playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Amit Misha, in his 13 years' stint in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has played 150 matches and bagged 160 wickets at an economy rate of 7.34 including his best bowling figure of 5 for 17. Amit Mishra who has been retained by his current franchise team Delhi Capitals for the 2021 IPL, will have an opportunity to break Lasith Malinga’s record of maximum of 170 wickets in IPL.
Amit Mishra made his debut in the Twenty20 domestic circuit for Haryana in a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match against Delhi in 2007. He has participated in 232 T20 matches and bagged 256 wickets at an economy rate of 7.18 including his best figure of 5 for 17.
Amit Mishra will have the opportunity to break Malinga’s highest scalps in IPL.