Test Cricket Career of Amit Mishra
Amit Mishra played his first Test cricket against Australia in the 2nd Test at Punjab Cricket Association Ground, Mohali. After Anil Kumble was injured, Mishra got the opportunity. Mishra played brilliantly by taking 5 wickets for 71 runs in Australia's 1st innings and then 2/35 in the 2nd innings. Indian won the match and Mishra ended up being the leading wicket-taker in the match. He has played a total of 13 Test matches and his total score in these matches is 392, with a highest run of 84 and an average of 23.05. In bowling, Amit Mishra has taken 43 wickets and lost out 1862 runs out of 3497 balls, with an average of 43.30 and economy of 3.19. Amit Mishra also played in the ICC Champions Trophy in 2009, in South Africa. He also participated in the Bangladesh tour and played in the 1st Test, held in Chittagong. He made his highest score of 84, in the last test match in the Indian Cricket Team's England tour in 2011.
ODI Career of Amit Mishra
On April 13, 2003, Mishra made his One-Day International debut in the India vs. South Africa at Dhaka. In the 5 overs that he has bowled, he picked up the wicket, of N D Mckenzie. He has played a total of 15 ODI matches, taking 19 wickets and giving 575 runs out of 763 balls. His average in bowling is 30.26 and economy is 4.52. Amit Mishra's latest ODI match was against West Indies, held at Kingston, on June 16, 2011.
Batting and Fielding Averages
Mishra has turned out to be the vital element in the Haryanateam, taking part in the Ranji TrophyTournament. Amit Mishra, representing the present young generation of Indian cricket, is endeavouring his best to enhance the glory and the fame of the nation.