Ishant Sharma starts Bowling Full Tilt at National Cricket Academy


Ishant Sharma recovers from the left internal oblique muscle tear.© Instagram

Ishant Sharma, India’s fastest bowler, bowled full force at the National Cricket Academy on Wednesday with the goal of getting fit for the test series of four games in Australia, which starts on December 17. Ishant was excluded from the Indian Premier League after just playing. one match for Delhi Capitals against Sunrisers Hyderabad before a “left internal oblique muscle tear” ended his campaign prematurely.


The common language injury is side load, and Ishant has done his extensive rehabilitation work at the NCA under the watchful eye of Director Rahul Dravid and head physio Ashish Kaushik

On Wednesday, ESPNCricinfo posted a minute-long clip of the 32-year-old on their twitter handle, who has been seen bowling from his full run.

Dravid and Chief Selector Sunil Joshi looked at Ishant. He was mainly single stump bowling with NCA coaching staff such as Paras Mhambrey and Mansur Khan also in attendance.

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly had said in a recent interview with PTI that they expect Ishant to get fit for the first test in Adelaide.

“Yes, we expect Ishant to be back for the test games. He has already started bowling shorter runs and short spells. He has bowled at NCA. But since there is a BCCI protocol for fast bowlers, Ishant will play the two. playing first-class in Australia, ”Ganguly had said.


If Ishant manages to play three games in Australia, he will join Kapil Dev as the second Indian fast bowler to play 100 Tests.

He is also three wickets shy of reaching 300 wickets, which will also be a milestone, even if it is the slowest of all speedsters to reach that particular milestone.

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