Ishant scalps 100 Test wickets
Ishant Sharma was the star for India as he grabbed 6 wickets in West Indies' first innings to give India a slender 11-run lead on Day 3 of the 2nd Test.
Ishant Sharma was the star for India as he grabbed 6 wickets in West Indies' first innings to give India a slender 11-run lead on Day 3 of the 2nd Test. (AFP Photo)
Ishant also completed 100 wickets in Tests during his 6-wicket haul. (AFP Photo)
West Indies skipper Darren Sammy became Ishant's 100th Test victim and his 4th scalp of the inning. (AFP Photo)
The pacer then went on to pick up Ravi Rampaul and Fidel Edwards to take his match tally to 6 and career Test wickets to 102. (AFP Photo)
At 22 years 301 days, Ishant became the third youngest Indian to have taken 100 wickets in Test cricket after Kapil Dev (21 years 25 days) and Harbhajan Singh (21 years 319 days). (AFP Photo)
The Delhi pacer achieved the feat in his 33rd Test. (AFP Photo)
He is the 17th Indian bowler and 157th overall to capture a century of wickets in Tests.
Not long before Ishant was struggling to get into the Indian team and even missed out on the World Cup squad. He had a lot to prove and would be very proud of this performance. (AFP Photo)
Ishant Sharma celebrates after taking his 10th wicket of the match which came in the form of West Indies captain Darren Sammy. (AFP Photo)