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‘I want a great butt’

Bowler Ishant Sharma is ready to work to get a great body.

india Updated: Jun 27, 2010 15:36 IST
Debjeet Kundu
Debjeet Kundu
Hindustan Times

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.

First Published: Jun 27, 2010 15:32 IST