Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma has been performing brilliantly over the years. He believes it is because he enjoys his cricket. Ishant (97 Tests), the most senior cricketer of the current Indian team, said that he might not like to spearhead Steve Smith during his next tour of Australia, while his face in the 2017 home series Test in Bengaluru The sentiment had become 'mim'.
This fast bowler is very famous for his satire. 31-year-old Ishant said, 'I am at that stage of my career, where I am enjoying my cricket and the more I enjoy it, the better cricket is. I will take more wickets for the team and win matches, till you guys provoke me and ban me.
He was talking to teammate player Mayank Agarwal on 'Open Nets with Mayank' on the podcast, which was shown on BCCITV. When asked about Agarwal's famous facial expressions for the former Australian captain, the senior pacer said his only goal was to break Smith's rhythm.
He said, 'I was just trying to spoil Steve Smith's rhythm. We knew that if we get those wickets then we will have a chance to win. Virat is not averse to aggression. He is an aggressive captain and the only thing he says is 'just get me a wicket but take care not to get banned'.
Ishant was part of the fast bowler quartet that won the historic series in Australia in 2018-19 and he still enjoys the feat. He said, 'I have been on Australia tours since 2007-08 and I know how tough it is. After hearing this for so many years that we don't win in Australia, you are excited to win. '