Ishant Sharma

Ishant Sharma is an Indian right arm fast bowler. His rise was rapid in the domestic circuit and he made his Ranji debut for Delhi at the age of 18. Ishant made his international debut in 2007 against Bangladesh, thanks to an injury to Munaf Patel. It was in Australia where he shone, swinging the ball both ways and leaving the Australians, most prominently Ricky Ponting, flummoxed. Ishant's debut season was nothing short of sensational with the Australian tour being followed by a notable performance against South Africa, followed by 15 wickets in four Tests in the succesful home series against Australia in 2008, and a couple of strong shows in Sri Lanka in ODIs. Unfortunately, he has hardly lived up to the promise he has shown. He still has been a crucial bowler for India and spearheaded his team's victory against England at Lord's with his spell of 7 for 74.
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Ranji Trophy 2017: Ishant Sharma, Kulwant Khejroliya help Delhi restrict Assam to 224/7 in Group A

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.

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Ranji Trophy 2017: First target is to reach the knock-out stage, says Delhi skipper Ishant Sharma

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.

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Gautam Gambhir makes way for Ishant Sharma as Delhi skipper; youngsters in middle order

Gautam Gambhir offered to step down as captain so that he can focus on his batting and give a youngster a shot at captaincy.

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Ishant Sharma to lead Delhi Ranji team, Gautam Gambhir ‘relieved from 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.

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On selectors’ instruction, Ishant Sharma in Kanpur to play Duleep Trophy

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.

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Ishant Sharma trying to find some seam and bounce under water; see pics

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.

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Indian pace bowlers can knock off any team in Champions Trophy: Ishant Sharma

The Indian pace attack will be led by Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, young Jasprit Bumrah and Umesh Yadav.

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Ishant Sharma trends for another weird face, see pic

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.

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Rohit Sharma, Ishant Sharma excited for Sachin Tendulkar’s biopic — ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’

The duo weren’t present when the film was screened specially for the Indian cricket team.

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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: The rise and fall of Ishant Sharma in limited overs

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.

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Indian cricket has some good bowling stocks coming through, says Brett Lee

Brett Lee heaped praise on India’s pace bowling attack in Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah during a promotional event.

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Delhi ignores ‘unreachable’ Ishant Sharma, senior pro Rajat Bhatia for Ranji squad

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.

Ishant Sharma needs to conduct himself properly, says Venkatesh Prasad

However, Ishant’s on-field behaviour that got him one Test ban did not go down well with Venkatesh Prasad.

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Rise of the new

Sri Lanka series marked the arrival of an Indian cricket team more confident and more hungry for opportunity

Ishant Sharma breaches ICC’s Code of Conduct, suspended for one Test

Ishant Sharma will thus miss India’s first Test against South Africa at Mohali from November 5.