New Delhi. Team India veteran fast bowler Ishant Sharma will play in the Test series against New Zealand. Ishant has passed the fitness test. Ishant was successful in the fitness test at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) and will travel to New Zealand for a two-match Test series starting on 21 February. As per indications from the BCCI, Ishant has passed the fitness test and will play against New Zealand. "For this, Ishant will leave for Wellington soon. Earlier, Ishant was injured in a Ranji Trophy match. While joining Ishant in the squad selected for the Test series on the tour of New Zealand on February 4, it was said that he would be given a place in the team only when fit.