Ishant Sharma delivered a terrible showing with the ball in the third Test match against England at Headingley. The veteran right-arm pacer couldn’t scalp a solitary wicket in the Test match, and furthermore spilled runs at an economy rate more than 4 runs for every over in the main innings.
Also, Salman Butt figures that Ishant Sharma was not in acceptable beat in the third Test match against the England side. Butt additionally added that Sharma may be encountering some niggle and may require some time away from cricket.
Conceding that Ishant is a decent bowler, the previous Pakistan batsman believed that the Indian pacer appeared to be withdrawn in the third Test match.
“There may be some niggles or a few players may require some spare energy away from the game and it relies upon their mentality. Be that as it may, I feel Ishant Sharma wasn’t in cadence in Leeds Test, he is a generally excellent bowler, yet he was by all accounts a bit withdrawn in this Test,” said Salman Butt on his YouTube channel.
Either Shardul Thakur or Ravichandran Ashwin can trade Ishant Sharma for the fourth Test: Salman Butt
Salman Butt additionally added that either senior spinner Ravichandran Ashwin or right-arm pacer Shardul Thakur can have Sharma’s spot in the Indian side. Butt finished up by expressing that the England side likes to confront a larger number of pacers than spinners, and that is actually what the Indian side is presenting too.
“Possibly, Shardul Thakur can supplant him or on the other hand in case it’s twist conditions, Ashwin can come into the XI. As of now, India are playing with what’s more reasonable for the England group, since England loves to play a larger number of pacers than spinners,” finished up Salman Butt.
The fourth Test match among England and India will be held at the Kennington Oval in London, with the series intriguingly ready at 1-1. After the primary Test match finished in a draw, the Indian side whipped England by 151 runs in the subsequent Test match. Joe Root’s men raged directly back in the third elastic and pounded the Indian side by an innings and 76 runs.