Ishant Sharma will be seen playing in Ranji Trophy

Ishant SharmaIn the tour of South Africa, bowler Ishant Sharma could not make it to the playing XI in a single match. After that, even in IPL 2022, the choice of teams could not be made. Ishant Sharma Ishant Sharma had earlier pulled himself out of the Ranji Trophy 2022. He was not a part of the Delhi team but now he has changed the decision. Ishant Sharma will be seen playing for Delhi in the Ranji Trophy to be held this year.

Ishant Sharma will be seen playing in Ranji Trophy

After the tour of South Africa, now Ishant Sharma will not be able to play in IPL 2022 as well. But now there is news that Ishant Sharma will be seen playing for Delhi in Ranji Trophy. Delhi’s team’s first match of Ranji Trophy 2022 will be played in Tamil Nadu from February 17. However, Ishant Sharma will not be able to play this match. He is currently in a five-day quarantine and will be available for selection in the team from the second match before Ishant Sharma declared himself unavailable to play in the Ranji Trophy.

At the same time, Yash Dhul, who won India the Under-19 World Cup, can open for Delhi in the Ranji Trophy. Dhul was the captain of India in the Under 19 World Cup. Fast bowler Navdeep Saini will also be available for Delhi from the second match. Ishant Sharma will be available from the second match of the Ranji Trophy. Delhi’s second match in the Ranji Trophy will start from February 24 from Jharkhand.

At the same time, the third and last match will be against Chhattisgarh. A source associated with the Delhi team told news agency PTI, ‘Ishant is coming today. He will be available from the second match. It would have been better if both the fast bowlers were with the team from the very first match but they are welcome and it will strengthen the team. Ishant Sharma is not scheduled to play in the Test series against Sri Lanka next month. In such a situation, he wants to be with the Delhi team for the Ranji Trophy.

Why did Ishant change his decision?

Ishant Sharma

A senior official of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) said that Ishant IPL 2022 After not selling in the auction, he changed his mind to play in the Ranji Trophy. They said,

‘If he doesn’t play in Ranji Trophy, then for which team will he play? If the national selectors think about him, he will have to play for that too. Had he got an IPL contract, he might not have played Ranji.