First-class fifties this season: Ishant 1, Pujara 0

While many of their compatriots and world's T20 stars were involved in the IPL, three Indian players were plugging away in county cricket. For Test regulars Cheteshwar Pujara and Ishant Sharma, this would've been ideal preparation for the five-match series in England. For Varun Aaron, a temporary replacement at Leicestershire for Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Abbas, this was an opportunity to gain match time after being unsold at the auction. How did they fare? Here's the lowdown