Ishant Sharma, who was once a spearhead of the Indian pace attack, now is seen carrying out duties of a 12th-man on India s tour of Sri Lanka. Ishant, who rocked Sri Lanka s batting the last time in 2015 was not the preferred 12th-man for the series. In the Galle Test is was Rohit Sharma, who did the same. Many cricketing journeys start from being a ball boy at cricket ground, on such young boy was in for a treat on Day 2 of the third Test at Pallakele.

Ishant called upon a one of two ball boys standing near the boundary rope and asked him to carry drinks to Mohammed Shami. Shami was kind enough to hug the ball boy after he delivered him his drinks. Shami on Day 2 bowled like fire and blew away Sri Lanka s top order in their first innings that helped India bundle them for merely 135 runs.

Ishant and Shami makes this ball boy’s day with a heart touching act !!!

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Having bagged the Test series 2-0, India are on the verge of winning the third Test as well. They put up 487 on the board, courtesy hundreds from Shikhar Dhawan and Hardik Pandya. Kuldeep Yadav claimed 4 to bowl them out for 135 and having been asked to follow-on, Sri Lanka are 19 for 1 after Day 2.