Amit Mishra is a right handed batsman and legbreak bowler who represents Delhi Daredevils in the IPL. The other teams for whom he has played are India, India Blue and Haryana. Presently, he has been retained by the Deccan Chargers team to play at the IPL 5 season 2012.
Amit Mishra debuted in ODI cricket during a match between India and South Africa at Dhaka (Bangabandhu National Stadium) on 13th April 2003. He was the No. 11 batsman, but did not get an opportunity to bat. He bowled 5 overs, conceded 29 runs and took 1 wicket. This match was won by India by 153 runs.
Mishra participated in a Twenty20 match on 30th May 2008 at Mumbai. This was the 1st semi-final of IPL 2008 and Delhi Daredevils and Rajasthan Royals clashed in this encounter. Mishra picked up 2 wickets in the 4 overs which he bowled, while giving away 37 runs. He came in to bat at the No. 8 batting slot and was clean bowled on a personal score of 2 in 5 balls. Rajasthan Royals was victorious in this match by 105 runs.
Amit Mishra has appeared in 74 Twenty20 matches wherein he has bowled 1633 deliveries and conceded 1835 runs while taking 99 wickets. His economy rate was 6.74 and bowling strike rate was 16.4. In 15 ODIs, he has made 2 dismissals in 763 balls during which 575 runs were scored. His economy rate was 4.52 and bowling average was 30.26.