IND Vs ENG: Ishant Sharma to create history, become second Indian fast bowler to play 100 Tests

IND Vs ENG 3rd Test Match: The third Test match between India and England is going to start from Ahmedabad on February 24 at Motera Stadium. In this Test, India’s star fast bowler Ishant Sharma will create history as soon as he gets on the field. This will be Ishant Sharma’s 100th Test and he will become the second fast bowler in India to achieve this milestone. Before Ishant Sharma, only Kapil Dev is the fastest bowler to play 100 Tests for India.

Ishant Sharma made his Test career debut in 2007 against Bangladesh in Dhaka. Ishant Sharma has played 99 Test matches so far, in which he has taken 302 wickets at an average of 32.22. He has 103 wickets from 39 Tests at home and 199 wickets from 60 Tests at home. His best performance at home is nine wickets for 78 runs and 10 wickets for 108 runs outside the house.

Ishant Sharma is getting a chance to play 100th Test under the captaincy of Virat Kohli. Apart from Virat Kohli, Ishant Sharma has also played under captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virender Sehwag and Ajinkya Rahane.

Ishant has said that playing in the same format has made it easier for him to reach the achievement of playing 100 Test matches at a faster pace. Ishant had a chance to play 100 Test matches on the Australian tour itself, but last year he could not go to the Australia tour due to a muscle strain in the IPL. He said that he has not been disappointed by this.

Ishant Sharma in amazing form since 2018

Fast bowler Ishant has performed well in Tests for the last three years. He has taken 76 wickets in 20 Test matches since 2018 and during this time he has taken five wickets four times. Ishant has taken five wickets 11 times so far. He has taken 302 wickets in 99 Tests so far.

Kapil Dev (1978–1994), 131 Tests, ranked first among the most Test bowling fast bowlers for India. Kapil has taken a total of 434 wickets in his career. Ishant’s name after this. In third place is Zaheer Khan who has taken 311 wickets playing 92 Test matches between 2000 and 2014.

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