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Learning in the fast lane

DNMUM407375 | 2/9/2018 | Author : Taus Rizvi | WC :794

While India’s pace battery in U-19 WC knew about their strengths of clocking high speeds in advance, bowling coach has words of caution to ensure growth

Mumbai: While the entire cricketing world was taken aback by the speed the Indian fast bowlers generated throughout the team’s victorious ICC U-19 World Cup campaign in New Zealand, it was nothing new for the boys themselves.
It wasn’t the first time that Kamlesh Nagarkoti knew he had the ability to bowl over 140kmph, even touching the 150kmph mark. The 18-year-old realised he had express speed at his disposal during India’s tour to England last year, before fully unleashing himself in the recently-concluded mega event.
Nagarkoti, along with Shivam Mavi and Ishan Porel, troubled the opposition batsmen with some raw fast bowling, an area which was one of the brightest features of India’s World Cup triumph.
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