Ankit Nagendra Sharma is a professional cricketer born on 20th April 1991 in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. He is a left handed batsman and a slow left-arm orthodox bowler. Ankit Sharma plays his cricket for the Madhya Pradesh State team in the domestic matches. Presently, he has been retained by the Deccan Chargers team to play for the IPL 5 season 2012.
The debut match of Ankit Sharma came against the Kerala side. The debut match did not turn out well for him as they game was washed off due to heavy rains and due to this he could neither bowl and neither bat.
In the 14 First-Class matches that he has played, Sharma scored 381 runs at an average of 38.10, with 2 fifties and picked 20 wickets at an average of 48.60 with best figures of 4 for 121 runs.
For Twenty20 matches, he has just scored 80 runs in the total of 13 matches that he had played but while bowling he was successful in picking 14 wickets. He was picked up by the Deccan Chargers team to play in the IPL 2011.