I was quite nervous : Ishant Sharma

  Ramesh A
  karma level 14400

I was quite nervous: Ishant Sharma

Indian pacer Ishant Sharma, whose 18th over proved to be the turning point in the ICC Champions Trophy final, said on Sunday that he was “quite nervous” when things were not going India’s way during the match. England needed 28 runs from the last three overs with middle order batsmen Ravi Bopara (30) and Eoin Morgan (33) striking an important fifth wicket partnership, looking like taking their team home.

But the lanky pacer came into bowl the 18th over and struck immediately to send both batsmen back to the pavilion.

“I was quite nervous, things were not going my way but I held my nerve. I’ve done it in the past so maybe that's why (Mahendra Singh) Dhoni thought I could do it,” said the Delhi bowler, after India beat the hosts by five runs in the final here at Edgbaston.

“We have to say thanks to the crowd, they have been tremendous; there are no words for them,” added Ishant.

India had set a target of 130 in 20 overs which the hosts failed to chase down, finishing 124/8 in the rain-marred match.

Team India celebrate after they win the Champions Trophy against England in Birmingham. AFP




Related Entries

57
votes
Srishta Sharma wallpapers
Admin on Aug/11,2008  
321
votes
Ten US military aircraft that never quite made it......
by Nitin K on Nov/24,2010 ( diamond user)
98
votes
Pregnant wife, nervous husband.
by Panther on Oct/25,2011 ( diamond user)
174
votes
10 US Military aircrafts that never quite made it.
by Raj Kumar on May/06,2011 ( diamond user)

Random Pics



Share this with friends

Your Name:
Your Email:

Friends Email: (Atleast 1)


Subscribe for more Fun

Receive best posts in your inbox.

Confirm email
Your Email



Add Your Comments

comments powered by Disqus
User generated content. Copyright respective owners wherever applicable. Contact - admin at binscorner