Ishant Sharma Birthday: Ishant Sharma rings in his 33rd birthday on Thursday & wishes poured in from all across the globe on his special day. However, the most adorable greeting that Ishant received was from his former India teammate, Yuvraj Singh.
The former all-rounder wished the pacer on his birthday in a unique way by sharing a hilarious video featuring himself on his Official Instagram handle. In the video, Yuvraj is seen mimicking Ishant. “Just joking lambu! Many happy returns of the day. Lots of love and best wishes always! Hope you have a great test series,” Yuvraj captioned the post, and also tagged Ishant Sharma in the video.
Watch the hilarious clip here:
The video starts with Yuvraj Singh saying that he has heard that it’s Ishant’s birthday, and then he extended his greetings to the cricketer, saying “Happy birthday to you brother. I hope you are well.” The video ended with Yuvraj saying that he is not trying to mimic Ishant’s voice as his voice resembles Ishant’s.
Yuvraj’s birthday wish soon grabbed the eyeballs of the netizens & got flooded with remarks from fans & cricketers. Yuvraj’s former India teammate Harbhajan Singh dropped a bunch of “Face with Tears of Joy” emojis in the comment box.
Wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik also wished Ishant on his birthday. By sharing a snap of himself with Ishant Sharma in India’s Jersey Dinesh wrote, “Wishing a very happy birthday to you Ishant Sharma. May you touch new heights of success every year buddy!”
Ishant Sharma’s IPL franchise also shared a post to wish their player on his special day. “Haaaaaappppppppyyyyyyyyyyy Biiiiiiiiiiiiiirthdaaaaaaaaaaaaay Just a ‘Lamba’ wish for one of the hardest workers in the game, and a fan-favorite DC star. We wish you a great day and year ahead, Ishant Sharma,” Delhi Capitals wrote on Twitter.
Ishant Sharma’s Career Highlights
- Ishant has made his test debut for India in May 2007 on India tour of Bangaldesh. Ishant Sharma’s career turning bowling spell came on India’s tour to Australia in 2007 where Ishant had dismissed Ricky Ponting six times in seven innings.
- Ishant has scalped 311 wickets in 104 tests he has played so far. He crossed the 100 wicket mark in just 70 matches and surpassed 150 test wickets in 53 tests, becoming the 11th Indian bowler to do so. Ishant is also the fifth fastest bowler to reach 100 test wickets mark.
- Ishant Sharma made his ODI debut against South Africa on 29 June 2007. He has played 80 ODI matches & registered 115 wickets on his name.
- Ishant Sharma has made his T20I debut in the year 2008 against Australia. However over a 13 year-long international career, Ishant Sharma has only played 14 T20Is and taken 8 wickets at an average of 50.
- Ishant also enjoys a prosperous career in domestic cricket. He made his Ranji trophy debut for delhi in 2006 at the age of 18. While Playing for Delhi Ishant has scalped 451 wickets in 138 first-class games so far.
- Ishant Sharma enjoys a 13 years long & successful career in the Indian Premier League. He has featured in several IPL franchisees such as Kolkata Knight Riders, Deccan Chargers, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Rising Pune Supergiant, Kings XI Punjab. Currently he is a part of Delhi Capitals team & has helped the team to reach the peioneer of success.
- Ishant Sharma received the prestigious Arjuna Award in 2020 for his contribution to Indian cricket over the last 13 years.
Currently, the pacer is a part of the Indian team touring England for the ongoing five-match test series.
We at Cricketflicker wish the swash-buckling pacer a prosperous & joyous birthday!
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