Ishant Sharma is good at doling out bouncers to batsmen. And he’s equally sure about what he wants when fitness is concerned.
“Everyone loves a great body, and so do I. And if a shoe can help me tone up my butt, why shy away,” says the fast bowler, talking about a new range of sports shoes.
But a great body for him doesn’t mean being muscular. “I like an athletic built — fit and flexible,” says the 6-feet 5-inch cricketer. Ask him whose body or butt he feels is the best and he says, “Bipasha Basu,
Apart from working out, Ishant spends a lot of time on Twitter. “Sometimes people leave comments like ‘Workout kyun karte ho, sixer toh waise bhi padne wali hai’ (Why do you need to work out, you’ll hit a sixer anyway). I don’t know what to say then,” he says.
Presently out of the team, Ishant is “working extra time” to get his rhythm back.