Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicFast bowlers

Topic: fast bowlers

Frank Tyson — Indian cricket owes a lot to ‘reluctant Bombay coach’ who taught bowlers to run

Once an invincible force, the Bombay team was in crisis in the 1980s. With the ‘Typhoon’ as their coach, they bounced back within a year & stormed into the finals of the Ranji Trophy.

‘Sultan of Swing’ with a poetic delivery — Why Wasim Akram became a legend in his own lifetime

That cricket as a sport encourages batsmen, bowlers and fielders to display their skills, is merely stating the obvious. What is less obvious is that...

Broken bones, fractured jaws, bruised egos — The lesser-known tale of India’s pace bowling

In 'Speed Merchants', Gulu Ezekiel and Vijay Lokapally write about fast bowlers who would be known on the world stage if India's Test debut had come in 1920s rather than 1932.

Feared fast man returns: How a fit Bumrah is adding new missiles to his deadly arsenal

Two years since his Test debut, India fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah speaks about his variations, his many teachers, and why he never felt overwhelmed by big names.

New mindset, intensity, bench strength — how pacers helped India thrash South Africa 3-0

After Indian fast bowlers outshine South Africans in Test series, Kapil Dev says their success is down to the belief that they can take wickets in any conditions.

World Cup 2019 is showing that India has finally become a fast-bowling nation

All three of India’s pacers — Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar and Shami — are capable of hitting 90 mph, the traditional yardstick for being ‘quick’.

On Camera

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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