Ishant Sharma’s death bowling

Bailout made an unusually strong and comprehensive argument in favour of Stuart Matsikenyeri when we requested names of players whose continued selection seems inexplicable. However, Ishant Sharma was mentioned more frequently. Sharma seems to be the subject of much scrutiny at the minute. A Cricinfo article about him last week

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The Indian bowling defence

Well it isn’t a bowling attack, is it? India have got a medium-pacer called Abhimanyu Mithun opening the bowling against Sri Lanka. We hadn’t even heard of him until this morning. Muralitharan said this week that Harbhajan Singh was the only person who could challenge his Test wickets record. At

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Ishant Sharma’s hair

‘I’m gangly, awkward-looking and appear to be halfway through swallowing a Rubik’s cube – how could I make myself look worse?’ This, presumably, is the thinking behind Ishant Sharma’s strange, effeminate mane. Good bowler, great slower ball, but it’s a dire situation indeed when going back to a mullet would

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