Ishant Sharma’s resurgence could not have arrived at a better time, just before India’s tour of South Africa.
Nitish Rana already has two centuries this season, quite a dramatic shift in his fortunes compared to his last two seasons where he impressed with some handsome half-centuries
Coach KP Bhaskar feels having a bowling captain in the form of Ishant Sharma has helped Delhi in the Ranji Trophy campaign.
Ishant Sharma shone with the ball with three wickets while debutant Kulwant Khejroliya impressed with his pace as Delhi restricted Assam to 224/7 at stumps on Day 1.
With the likes of Unmukt Chand, Manan Sharma, skipper Ishant Sharma wants his players to shoulder responsibility as the core of the current team is fairly experienced.
Gautam Gambhir offered to step down as captain so that he can focus on his batting and give a youngster a shot at captaincy.
Virat Kohli will be the state captain for the year and Ishant Sharma will lead the side in the Indian captain’s absence, a DDCA release stated on Friday.
Acutely short of match practice, senior fast bowler Ishant Sharma is set to play the next Duleep Trophy match between India Blue and India Green, starting on Tuesday.
Ishant Sharma posted two pictures of him underwater on Twitter with the caption, “Trying to find some seam and bounce under water #maldives #snorkeling #familytime.” Ishant warmed the bench in the Test series squad against Sri Lanka despite being included in the squad.
The Indian pace attack will be led by Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, young Jasprit Bumrah and Umesh Yadav.
The funny faces that Ishant Sharma makes in a boomerang image on his Instagram account is similar to the faces he made to Steve Smith.
The duo weren’t present when the film was screened specially for the Indian cricket team.
A look at Ishant’s international career would show that the pacer has had two peaks but the falls came just as quickly as the rise.
Brett Lee heaped praise on India’s pace bowling attack in Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah during a promotional event.
Ishant Sharma has been excluded after he could not be reached on the telephone by the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) chief selector Vinay Lamba.