Ishan Kishan is an Indian cricketer. His full name is Ishan Pranav Kumar Pandey Kishan. He was born on 18 July 1998 in Patna, Bihar. His zodiac sign is Cancer. He completed his schooling from Delhi Public School, Patna. He holds a degree from College of Commerce, Patna. 

His father, Pranav Kumar Pandey is a builder. His mother, Suchitra Singh is a homemaker. He has a brother, Raj Kishan who is a state-level cricket player. 

Ishan Kishan is unmarried. He is in a relationship with Aditi Hundia.

Ishan Kishan’s favourites

Ishan’s favourite shot in cricket is sweep shot. 

His hobbies include playing table tennis and billiards. 

His favourite cricketers are David Warner, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and Adam Gilchrist. 

He owns a Hyundai Verna car. 

Interesting facts about Ishan Kishan

Ishan was once expelled from the school for his disinterest in studies. He would draw cricket-related pictures in his notebooks. 

He started playing cricket at a very young age and at the age of 7, he led his school team to the Aligarh School World Cup.

Although he was born in Bihar, he played for Jharkhand after the Bihar state board's affiliation with the BCCI ended.

His friends nicknamed him ‘Definite’ after the character of ‘Definite Khan’ from the 2012 film 'Gangs of Wasseypur'. 

Ishan’s accomplishments

Ishan and his brother Raj dreamed of becoming cricketers in their childhood. Raj gave up his dream thinking that Ishan was a better player and helped him reach the national levels. 

Ishan Kishan seeks inspiration from MS Dhoni and Rahul Dravid. 

Ahead of the Under-19 World Cup, Ishan expressed his desire to play for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR).

In Under-19 World Cup, Ishan Kishan was the captain of the team. The Indian team reached the finals but lost to West Indies. 

Ishan’s debut

In the year 2021, Ishan made his international debut against England. 

Ishan plays for Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League matches. 


In the Ranji Trophy match against Delhi, Ishan hit 14 sixes in an innings, and made the record of hitting most sixes in an innings.

In 2016 Under-19 World Cup, his score remained unbeaten beaten for five consecutive matches. 

In 2016-17, Ishan scored 273 runs against Delhi in Ranji Trophy. This is the highest score by a player for Jharkhand in Ranji Trophy.