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.
However, Ishant’s on-field behaviour that got him one Test ban did not go down well with Venkatesh Prasad.
Sri Lanka series marked the arrival of an Indian cricket team more confident and more hungry for opportunity
Ishant Sharma will thus miss India’s first Test against South Africa at Mohali from November 5.