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Ankit Sharma (cricketer)

Ankit Sharma (born 20 April 1991) is an Indian cricketer who plays as a spin bowler for Madhya Pradesh in domestic cricket. He is a left-handed batsman and a slow left-arm orthodox bowler. He is also a member of the Rajasthan Royals team in IPL. In 2019 he joined Mildenhall Cricket Club based in Suffolk, England to play in the East Anglian Premier Cricket League.

In the 2015-16 season of Ranji Trophy, Ankit was the second-highest wicket-taker for Madhya Pradesh, picking up 33 wickets in 9 matches. Ankit also took his career-best bowling figures of 7 for 91 against Andhra Pradesh in that season, helping his team to quarter-final stage.

He scored his first century (104 runs) playing for Madhya Pradesh at Indore against Baroda during Ranji Trophy 2017-18 session.

In January 2018, he was bought by the Rajasthan Royals in the 2018 IPL auction.

In 2019 , he started playing in England for Mildenhall Cricket Club in the EAPL. He is currently the leading wicket taker for the season and his best figures are 6-41.