Ishant Sharma, just a wicket away from Kapil Dev’s big record

India fast bowler Ishant Sharma is very near to add another feather to his cap when he takes to the field against West Indies in the second and final Test of the series at the iconic Kingston Cricket Stadium in Jamaica beginning Friday. India leads the series by 1-0 and will search for another great exhibition when they lock horns against Jason Holder's troops.

 

With respect to Ishant, he will be anxious to expand upon his eight-wicket appear in Antigua. Ishant is as of now tied with ace all-rounder Kapil Dev at the second spot in the rundown of most wickets taken by an Indian outside Asia. On the off chance that he takes one wicket in the upcoming Test, he will end up being the sole second place holder in this famous rundown. Legend Anil Kumble tops this list by some distance.

Ishant assumed a crucial job in India winning the primary Test by 318 runs. In the principal innings of Antigua Test, the pacer scalped his ninth five-wicket haul in the longest format to break the foundation of West Indies batting line-up. Afterward, Ishant credited his great show to pace bowling accomplice Jasprit Bumrah.

Jamaica Test will be Team India's final match on the visit and they will be anxious to end it on a triumphant note. Virat Kohli's troops have been in thrilling structure against Windies, having won the T20I and ODI series by 3-0 and 2-0 individually. And, we hope for such similar performance in the final contest too.

 

by Lokendra Sharma | Thu, Aug 29 - 02:47 PM

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