The 28-year-old Delhi pacer got hitched to Indian basket ball player Pratima Singh.
Ishant last played a Test match in August against West Indies at Port of Spain. He has been inducted into India's Playing XI in place of Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
The last time India XI were unchanged was the Lord's Test in July 2014, which India won by 95 runs. Since then in 27 Tests India have never played same XI.
Fans and enthusiasts giggled as Ishant started playing a Test match within a week after his marriage.
Here's how fans reacted over Twitter following Ishant's inclusion:
This is how Ayaz Memon reacted.
Fans happy for Ishant
Ishant's fans felt happy after he made it to the playing XI.
Ishant is Cook's nemesis
Ishant's impressive record against Alastair Cook.
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Fans giggle as Ishant gets first wicket
Fans giggle as Ishant Sharma gets first wicket in the Test match.
Fans giggles as Ishant returns
Fans giggles as Ishant Sharma returns into the fold after his marriage.