Ishant Sharma

Born Sep 2, 1988

Ishant Sharma pronunciation is an Indian cricketer. He is a right arm fast-medium bowler. Sharma has a high arm delivery action and does not swing the ball but depends on pace and movement off the seam. At the age of 18, Sharma was called to join the Indian squad for the tour of South Africa in 2006–07. However, after receiving the call and organising travel arrangements, it was decided not to send him on the tour.… Read More

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  • Cricket India's Rohit Out Of England Tests, Ishant Back
    Yahoo News - Nov 02, 2016
  • Cricket Gambhir Replaces Injured Rahul In India's Test Squad
    Yahoo News - Sep 27, 2016
  • India's Sharma Out Of First Kiwi Test With Chikungunya
    Yahoo News - Sep 20, 2016
  • Cricket Bowling Woes Bog Down India's Title Defence
    Yahoo News - Feb 06, 2015


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Ishant Sharma.


1988 Birth Born on September 2, 1988.


2006 17 Years Old At the age of 18, Sharma was called to join the Indian squad for the tour of South Africa in 2006–07. … Read More
In May 2007, Sharma was selected in the test team for the Bangladesh tour and played as a replacement for the fast bowler Munaf Patel. … Read More
Sharma was left out in the Boxing Day Test at Melbourne during the Border–Gavaskar Trophy as India retained their main fast bowlers, Zaheer Khan and RP Singh. However, in January 2008 Sharma was called to represent India once again to replace the injured Zaheer Khan in the second test at the SCG. … Read More


2009 20 Years Old However, in 2009, Ishant's form slumped, and he was dropped for the second Test against Sri Lanka, replaced by Sreesanth. … Read More
2011 22 Years Old …  Sharma played in all four Tests of India's tour of Australia in 2011–12. … Read More
2012 23 Years Old 1 More Event
In March 2012, Sharma underwent surgery on his ankle which had been troubling him for over a year.
2013 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013 Ind vs. Aus ODI series, he gave away 30 runs in an over, equalling the most expensive over by an Indian bowler and joining Yuvraj Singh, who himself had previously conceded 30 runs in an ODI match against England in 2007.
2014 25 Years Old In the 2014 tour of England, Sharma secured his career best figures of 7/74 at the Lord's, with an aggressive spell in England's second innings, bowling India to a 95-run win. … Read More
2015 26 Years Old He finished the 2015 three-match Test series in Sri Lanka with 13 wickets, including a 5-wicket haul in the third Test at SSC. … Read More
2016 27 Years Old In June 2016, he got engaged to Indian basketball player Pratima Singh. … Read More
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