Right-arm medium pacer from Punjab, Sandeep Sharma rose to prominence during the 2012 Under-19 ICC Cricket World Cup. His four wickets in the final propelled India to the title and made him India’s joint highest wicket-taker in the tournament with 12 scalps. The pacer, who made his first-class debut in 2011 and earned a contract with the Kings XI Punjab – now Punjab Kings - ahead of IPL 2013. He was bought back by the franchise in the 2014 Auction. He has earned high praise from experts for his ability to swing the ball and has played a key role for his state side, Punjab. While he then went on to play for Sunrisers Hyderabad, he is back to a side where it all started for him in the IPL.