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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 Gambhir Replaces Injured Rahul In India's Test Squad
    Yahoo News - about 11 hours ago
  • India's Sharma Out Of First Kiwi Test With Chikungunya
    Yahoo News - 8 days ago
  • Cricket Bowling Woes Bog Down India's Title Defence
    Yahoo News - Feb 06, 2015
  • Rohit Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja To Undergo Fitness Test On Saturday
    Yahoo News - Feb 03, 2015


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


1988 Birth Born in 1988.


2006 18 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, he 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 21 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 23 Years Old …  Sharma played in all four Tests of India's tour of Australia in 2011–12. … Read More
…  Manjrekar went further, saying that "for all his talent and commitment he just does not take enough wickets"; when the remark was made in January 2012, Sharma had a bowling average of nearly 37 from 43 Tests.
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