One of the largest causes for India’s dominance in Test cricket over the previous 4 years has been the efficiency of its fast bowlers. Virat Kohli’s aggressive coverage of going with 5 bowlers ever since taking up as Test captain in 2015 has reaped wealthy rewards for the group. The fast bowlers too have risen to the event and have carried out at their finest in all situations. Even when India has misplaced away from house, it has been as a result of the bowlers weren’t backed by a powerful batting efficiency.
Former India captain Rahul Dravid was requested about his views on India’s tempo battery throughout his reside chat on Sony Ten Pit Stop. Dravid mentioned that India has previously had good pacers however by no means had the form of depth of their fast bowling cabinet as they’ve now.
“As a group of fast bowlers I believe this is one of the best fast bowling assault we’ve got had. We have gotten nice fast bowlers like Kapil Dev, Javagal Srinath, Zaheer Khan.
“But as a gaggle and in reality even outdoors the principle group, the likes of Navdeep Saini, Siraj, Shardul Thakur have been doing properly on the A group degree. What’s totally different is that you simply don’t have to fret about which three bowlers you’ll put within the park. They are all doing properly,” the previous India Test quantity three mentioned.
Dravid mentioned that the Indian group right now has fast bowlers who are all totally different from one another and that makes them a potent mixture.
“India has developed depth in fast bowling and they are all peaking right now. Also they are all different. Bumrah with his angle, Ishant has height, Shami is skiddy and swings the ball more, Umesh is slingy so they are all unique in their own way,” Dravid mentioned.