Ishant Sharma has ranged in his 32nd birthday on Wednesday & wishes from the entire cricket fraternity poured in for the India pacer.
BCCI took to Twitter to relive a phenomenal five-wicket stint that Ishant Sharma took against Bangladesh in Kolkata during India’s first-ever day-night Test. “Happy Birthday, @ImIshant. Here’s a recap of his phenomenal 5-wicket haul against Bangladesh in the Pink Ball Test,” The BCCI tweeted. Ishant is currently in the UAE for the upcoming season for the IPL.
Virat Kohli has also posted a couple of pictures with Ishant & wished him on his birthday. Ishant’s IPl teammate Shikhar Dhawan also extends his good wishes to the fast bowler. “Happy birthday bro @ImIshant Looking forward to a great season with you,” Dhawan tweeted.
Shreyas Iyer, captain of the Delhi Capitals, congratulated Ishant on being awarded with the Arjuna Award and wished him well for the upcoming season.
“Happy birthday @ImIshant! And best wishes on receiving your Arjuna Award Looking forward to the season with you,” Iyer said.
Ajinkya Rahane too wished the fast bowler on his 32nd birthday.
“Happy Birthday, Ishi. Here’s to more fun times and celebrations,” Rahane said.
“Happy birthday @ImIshant have a good one…God bless you,” veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh said.
Having a glance on Ishant’s IPL performance, Ishant has picked 13 wickets from 13 games in last year’s IPL & has helped Delhi Capitals to qualify for the play-offs match.
Ishant made his Test debut in 2007 against Bangladesh and soon donned the blue jersey against South Africa in the same year. The fast-bowler has played 97 Tests so far and has picked up 297 wickets in the longest format of the game. In ODIs, Ishant has 115 wickets to his name from 80 games.