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Ishant Sharma: Sussex sign India fast bowler for two-month stint

Ishant Sharma made his Test debut towards Bangladesh in May 2007

India fast bowler Ishant Sharma will be a part of Sussex for the primary two months of the English county season.

The 29-year-old has taken 234 wickets in 81 Test matches, and has additionally performed 80 one-day internationals and 14 T20s for his nation.

The right-armer can be out there for 5 video games within the County Championship, and all eight of Sussex’s group stage fixtures within the One-Day Cup.

“I am looking forward to my maiden stint in county cricket,” he mentioned.

Only three Indian seamers have taken extra wickets than Sharma in Test cricket, along with his 234 dismissals making him the ninth-most prolific Indian Test bowler total.

Sussex had been wanting to herald one other fast bowler after Chris Jordan and Jofra Archer signed offers to play within the Indian Premier League.

“Securing Ishant’s services has been very important for us,” Sussex director of cricket Keith Greenfield mentioned.

“It became crucial to sign an experienced international-quality seam bowler who could provide valuable support and know-how to the rest of the seamers.”

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