Sheldon Jackson Biography: Age, Height, Career, Facts and Net Worth




Full Name Sheldon Philip Jackson
Nickname Sheldon
Profession Cricketer
Date of Birth September 27, 1986
Age 35 Years
Birthplace Bhavnagar, Saurashtra
Nationality Indian
Religion Christianity
Hobbies Swimming
Marital Status Married
Height 175 cm, 5’9 feet
Weight 73 Kg
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Mother Sedrene Jackson
Father Late Philip Jackson
Siblings N/A
School N/A


Sheldon Jackson

35 Years old Sheldon was born on September 27, 1986 in Saurashtra. Sheldon was adopted by his uncle Lester Bell, as his family was going through a financial crisis; he lost his father at a very young age of 11. His childhood life was a period full of hard times but he never gave up, and moved to Mumbai with his uncle at the age of 12.

Domestic Career

  • He made his first-class debut for his hometown Saurashtra against Railways at Delhi in December 2011.
  • He scored 52 runs in his debut match including 6 fours and 1 six during the entire match.
  • In 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season he made four half-centuries and three centuries, including back-to-back centuries in quarter-final and semi-final against Karnataka and Punjab.
  • In 2016-17 Vijay Hazare Trophy, Jackson became the second Indian batsman to be given out in a List-A match by obstructing the field.
  • In his first-class career Sheldon has scpred 5,634 runs in 76 matches at an average 49.42.
  • In List-A career he has 1869 runs in 55 matches at an average of 36.64.

International Career

  • He made his debut for India-A team in October 2013 in a series at home against West Indies A.

IPL Career

  • He was the part of Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2013 and 2014.
  • He was the part of Kolkata Knight Riders in 2009-10, 2015-17., 2021.
  • He made his IPL debut in 2017 and scored 38 runs in 4 matches with a highest score of 16.

Unknown Facts

  • Sheldon was adopted by his uncle Lester Bell at the age of 4.
  • His first IPL team was RCB, as he was bought by RCB in 2013.
  • He left his work to play first-division league.

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