Indian pacer Ishant Sharma is all set to play his 100th Test against England starting from 24th February. Ishant Sharma also achieved the milestone of 300 Test wickets in the ongoing series’s first match against England in Chennai. Ge expressed his opinion over his upcoming new feat of playing the 100 Test matches. He said that he doesn’t believe in achieving milestones but his objective is to win games for his team.
“My motive every time I step out on the field has been to try and win the match for my country. Till I play, that will remain my ultimate goal. Yes, there are personal milestones. When you sit back towards the end of your career and reflect, you can enjoy them. But for me, these are just numbers. I don’t play for numbers. I just play to win.” Sharma said ahead of his milestone Test.
He said that he is in the team to break the partnerships that are going on for so long. He thinks more towards being impactful for the team.
“No matter how, I want to be someone who wins games for the team and is an impactful player, who gets the side out of trouble in tough situations. If a big partnership is building, how do I break it? These are the thoughts constantly running in my mind during a game.”
The third Test between India and England will be starting on 24th February in Ahmedabad. Both the teams won 1-1 matches and the series is labeled till now.