Cricket News sort by Ishant Sharma

Ishant Sharma and Bhuvneshwar Kumar produced magic spells for India on Day 3 to have England on the mat at 352 for 9 on a placid Trent Bridge pitch.

The two-Test match between India and New Zealand saw a number of good performances from either side in a closely contested battle.

India are well placed at 100 for 2 after bowling out the Kiwis for 192. Shikhar Dhawan has set up India nicely with an unbeaten knock of 71 from 87 balls with 10 fours and a six.

India pulled off a remarkable fightback on an eventful third day’s play at Auckland to find themselves with a slim chance of a win.

Ishant Sharma may have crossed the 150-wicket mark in Tests during the ongoing Test against New Zealand at Auckland, and may even have stated that he is happy with his bowling, but his performance remains a concern.

Bad light brought an early end to proceedings on Day 2 with India reeling at 130 for 4 in reply to New Zealand’s 503. But for the loss of a little over 20 overs, India could have been hurt by few more wickets by the close of the second day.

Even since arriving in South Africa, Team India have been struggling to perform. With the one-day series against New Zealand.

As the year comes to a close, here’s a look at some brilliant performances by Indians during the course of the year

India are already in the driver’s seat in the Johannesburg Test courtesy of a huge partnership between Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli.