September 25, 2020

Did lots of onerous work for 13 years: Ishant Sharma reacts after getting Arjuna Award – cricket

Reacting for the primary after getting the celebrated Arjuna Award, India quick bowler Ishant Sharma on Monday stated it’s a proud second for him and his family.

The lanky quick bowler, who’s simply there shy from taking part in a 100 Checks, stated he has labored actually onerous for the final 13 years to get so far.

“After I received to know I used to be getting the Arjuna, I used to be actually comfortable, felt proud about myself. For the final 13 years, I did lots of onerous work. It’s a proud second for me and my family,” stated Ishant in a video posted by BCCI on their official twitter deal with.

Ishant, who is likely one of the leaders of the Indian tempo assault, stated his spouse Pratima, who’s a member of Indian girls’s basketball group, was happier than him.

“My spouse is actually proud. She is the one who actually thinks that I ought to get that award,” stated Ishant, who’s at the moment within the UAE as half of the Delhi Capitals squad for the IPL 2020 which is slated to start from September 19.


Indian cricketers Ishant Sharma and Deepti Sharma have been among the many 27 athletes who have been awarded the Arjuna Award by the Sports activities Ministry this yr.

India opener Rohit Sharma was among the many 5 athletes to be bestowed with the very best honour for sportspersons in India, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.

Speaking concerning the mindset of the India tempo assault which has the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and he himself, Ishant stated they don’t actually take into consideration private milestones as such. Their final objective is to choose wickets and win matches for India.

“Mindset of the Indian bowling proper now’s we at all times assume how are going to win. We don’t take into consideration particular person wickets, we attempt to learn the state of affairs we do accordingly. We plan based on batsmen and attempt to execute them on the bottom,” stated Ishant.