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Australian cricketing great Shane Warne.(AFP)

Warne flays into current bowlers for giving up without a fight

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 02:23 PM IST
Warne thinks the bowlers are not doing enough to challenge the batsmen.
Shane Bond clicked in Cardiff in 2017.(Getty Images)
Shane Bond clicked in Cardiff in 2017.(Getty Images)

‘He is a gun’: Shane Bond explains what makes India pacer the ‘best fast bowler’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 06:07 PM IST
Being regarded as the best fast bowler in the world takes quite a bit of doing, especially when your peers are Pat Cummins, Kagiso Rabada, Trent Boult, Mitchell Starc among others.
Rashid Khan, Jasprit Bumrah and Deepak Chahar are strong choices to win the Purple Cap this IPL season.(Getty Images)
Rashid Khan, Jasprit Bumrah and Deepak Chahar are strong choices to win the Purple Cap this IPL season.(Getty Images)

IPL 2020: Five bowlers who are strong contenders to win Purple Cap in UAE

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 11:13 AM IST
IPL 2020: From Jasprit Bumrah to Rashid Khan, here are the top five contenders likely to walk away with the prestigious Purple cap at the end of the season
Representational Image.(Getty Images)
Representational Image.(Getty Images)

To spit or not: Bowlers face ‘saliva’ conundrum in post COVID-19 scenario

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2020 03:39 PM IST
In the wake of the 2018 ball-tampering scandal, the scrutiny on ball maintenance has only increased but using sweat and saliva on it remains legal.
File image of MS Dhoni, Pragyan Ojha(Getty Images)
File image of MS Dhoni, Pragyan Ojha(Getty Images)

‘A lot of bowlers praise Dhoni because...’: Pragyan Ojha explains MS Dhoni’s captaincy style

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2020 09:15 AM IST
He also called Rohit Sharma as a bowler’s captain and spoke about his stint with Mumbai Indians under Rohit’s captaincy.
Sri Lanka's captain Lasith Malinga, right, reacts after a shot played by India's captain Virat Kohli.(AP)
Sri Lanka's captain Lasith Malinga, right, reacts after a shot played by India's captain Virat Kohli.(AP)

We missed ‘main bowler’ Udana: Malinga

Indore | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2020 11:41 PM IST
Sri Lanka lost by seven wickets as India trampled them to take 1-0 lead in the three-match series at the Holkar Stadium here.
Team India finished 2019 as the number 1 ranked side in Test cricket(PTI)
Team India finished 2019 as the number 1 ranked side in Test cricket(PTI)

‘Bloody obsession’, bloody good fast bowlers, and those 30 minutes – Indian cricket in 2019

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Manish K Pathak
PUBLISHED ON DEC 31, 2019 12:50 PM IST
Win in Australia and the world cup loss - these two were the two central characters, these two had two contrasting images, these two encapsulated, cricket, life, Indian psyche and everything else in between.
Team India finished 2019 as the number 1 ranked side in Test cricket(PTI)
Team India finished 2019 as the number 1 ranked side in Test cricket(PTI)

‘Bloody obsession’, bloody good fast bowlers, and those 30 minutes – Indian cricket in 2019

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Manish K Pathak
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2019 03:12 PM IST
Win in Australia and the world cup loss - these two were the two central characters, these two had two contrasting images, these two encapsulated, cricket, life, Indian psyche and everything else in between.
Indian pacers(Twitter)
Indian pacers(Twitter)

Best in 67 years, best-ever in India - Numbers reveal stunning impact of Indian fast bowlers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 09:57 AM IST
“They feel very secure. Even if they don’t play, we have enough back-up bowlers, so the bench strength is also helping us a lot,” Kohli on his fast bowlers.
Seam or spin? What will be more successful in Kolkata?(AP)
Seam or spin? What will be more successful in Kolkata?(AP)

Day/Night Tests: Fast bowlers or spinners: Who are more successful - Here are the numbers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 10:19 AM IST
If we look at the day-night Tests held in Asian conditions, numbers paint a different picture and here the spinners have had a significant impact on the course of play.
Shoaib Akhtar, Virat Kohli(HT Collage)
Shoaib Akhtar, Virat Kohli(HT Collage)

Pakistan has found a ‘tagda’ bowler: Shoaib Akhtar lauds teenage bowler, compares temperament to Virat Kohli

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2019 04:10 PM IST
The young man gave a great glimpse of his temperament when he decided to stay back and continue with the side in the practice game even when he received the news of his mother passing away.
South Africa’s Gregory Mahlokwana(Screengrab)
South Africa’s Gregory Mahlokwana(Screengrab)

South African bowler picks up wickets bowling with both arms: Watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 06:15 PM IST
He first dismissed opener Sarel Erwee while bowling with the right arm in the eighth over of the innings. He came back in his next over, flipped the ball to his left hand and knocked over the stumps of opposition captain Dane Vilas.
India's Mohammed Shami, left, watches captain Virat Kohli applaud teammates.(AP)
India's Mohammed Shami, left, watches captain Virat Kohli applaud teammates.(AP)

India vs Bangladesh: ‘Dream combination for any captain’ - Virat Kohli lauds Indian bowlers

Indore | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 08:35 AM IST
Ind vs Ban: The pace triumvirate of Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav led from the front as the bowlers took 20 wickets in a match that lasted just over two and a half days.
India skipper Virat Kohli speaks to Faf du Plessis on second day of Pune Test.(PTI)
India skipper Virat Kohli speaks to Faf du Plessis on second day of Pune Test.(PTI)

India vs South Africa: ‘Need more action for bowlers’ - Michael Vaughan slams ‘boring’ Indian pitches

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 03:22 PM IST
Ind vs Sa: Skipper Virat Kohli scored double ton while Mayank Agarwal slammed hundred as the hosts have taken a commanding position in second Test in Pune.
File image of Steve Smith(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Steve Smith(Action Images via Reuters)

Steve Smith is confusing bowlers left, right and centre: Dale Steyn

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 11:39 AM IST
Smith Smith had an exceptional Ashes with the bat as he registered 774 runs, scoring the most number of runs in a series this decade.
Shoaib Akhtar on Virat Kohli(HT Collage)
Shoaib Akhtar on Virat Kohli(HT Collage)

‘Not doing captaincy when with bowlers’ - Shoaib Akhtar on skipper Virat Kohli

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2020 12:05 AM IST
Akhtar also revealed that Shami called him up after India’s World Cup semi-final loss against New Zealand.
India's Ravichandran Ashwin(PTI)
India's Ravichandran Ashwin(PTI)

India vs South Africa: R Ashwin reacts after becoming the joint-fastest bowler to scalp 350 Test wickets

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 05:40 PM IST
Ashwin spoke about sticking to the basics and be prepared to the best of his abilities at all times.
India's Jasprit Bumrah, right, gives the ball to Mohammed Shami during(AP)
India's Jasprit Bumrah, right, gives the ball to Mohammed Shami during(AP)

‘Important for all bowlers to be ready’ - Zaheer Khan backs rotational policy in Indian team

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Bihan Sengupta
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 08:55 PM IST
He also heaped praise on the current lot; stating while the experience of Ishant Sharma has helped the veteran evolve as a bowler, the art of using the seam has helped Shami to excel across formats
South African batting coach Lance Klusener(PTI)
South African batting coach Lance Klusener(PTI)

India vs South Africa: ‘Don’t see many who bowl at 150 kmph’ - Lance Klusener’s massive praise of young Indian bowler

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 05:18 PM IST
The lanky fast bowler is making all the right noises - he was impressive in the T20I series against West Indies, was held back for the Test series to train with the squad and is certainly getting everyone excited around Indian cricket.
Image for representation(Getty Images)
Image for representation(Getty Images)

After 867 overs: Bowler delivers first no ball of Test career, denied wicket

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 05:18 PM IST
This slip did not come back to haunt England as Jack Leach scalped 4 wickets along with Stuart Broad to hand the hosts a commanding victory by 135 runs.
Australia's Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia's Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc(Action Images via Reuters)

Ashes 2019: Ricky Ponting hails ‘relentless’ bowlers as Australia retain Ashes

Manchester | By AFP
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 08:42 AM IST
Smith made a commanding 211 in Australia’s 185-run victory in the fourth Test at Old Trafford, a result that left them 2-1 up with just one to play ahead of next week’s finale at The Oval.
India's captain Virat Kohli, left, talks to Jasprit Bumrah(AP)
India's captain Virat Kohli, left, talks to Jasprit Bumrah(AP)

India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli on ‘best bowler’ Jasprit Bumrah - ‘Not much to say, lucky to have him’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 10:41 AM IST
Jasprit Bumrah finished as the leading wicket-taker in the series with 13 dismissals at an exceptional average of 9.23
File image of Ben Stokes(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Ben Stokes(Action Images via Reuters)

Ashes 2019, England vs Australia: Ricky Ponting reveals bowler who could have stopped Ben Stokes in Headingley

Manchester | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 04:44 PM IST
Ben Stokes joined hands with No. 11 batsman Jack Leach and did the unthinkable by smashing eight sixes to all corners of the ground and helped the Three Lions level the fire-match series. But Ricky Ponting believes there was one Australian bowler who could have stopped Stokes on his tracks.
Jamaica fast bowler Cecil Wright has announced his retirement at the age of 85(Twitter)
Jamaica fast bowler Cecil Wright has announced his retirement at the age of 85(Twitter)

7000 wickets in 60-yr career, Caribbean fast bowler Cecil Wright announces retirement at 85

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2019 08:21 AM IST
Cecil Wright, who also played with Viv Richards and Joel Garner, another of the great West Indies pace attack of the late 1970s and early 1980s, has taken over 7,000 wickets during a career spanning more than 60 years
A file photo of Indian cricket team batsman Rohit Sharma.(AFP)
A file photo of Indian cricket team batsman Rohit Sharma.(AFP)

India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli’s dilemma - Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma or a fifth bowler?

Antigua | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 08:32 AM IST
India will be returning to the longest format after a good seven and half months and the moot point of the playing XI will be whether Kohli-Ravi Shastri duo goes for an additional sixth batsman or an extra bowler for the first Test starting on Thursday.
Navdeep Saini was the star with the ball for India(AP)
Navdeep Saini was the star with the ball for India(AP)

India vs West Indies: Bowlers shine, batsmen struggle - India’s report card after win in 1st T20I

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2019 10:56 AM IST
India restricted West Indies to 95/9 in their 20 overs. Navdeep Saini shone with the ball as he picked up 3 wickets and the other bowlers kept chipping away as they never allowed West Indies get away.
Australia's Mitchell Starc (C) was the leading wicket-taker of the tournament.(AFP)
Australia's Mitchell Starc (C) was the leading wicket-taker of the tournament.(AFP)

ICC World Cup 2019: Shaheen Afridi, Mitchell Starc among top-spell producing bowlers of the tournament

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2019 01:10 PM IST
From Jofra Archer to Shaheeen Afridi, some new kids on the block announced their arrival with the ball. Here is a look at some of the best bowling spells.
India's Jasprit Bumrah during a World Cup match(AP)
India's Jasprit Bumrah during a World Cup match(AP)

ICC World Cup 2019: Old lady imitates Jasprit Bumrah’s bowling style, fast bowler replies with heart-warming message - WATCH

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2019 03:37 PM IST
On Saturday, a Twitter user shared a gif which showed an elderly woman imitating Bumrah’s bowling style. The video earned appreciation from the 21-year-old pacer himself who shared the video and wrote, “This made my day.”
Till now, the post has garnered over 2,200 retweets and more than 22,000 “likes.(Twitter/@himsini)
Till now, the post has garnered over 2,200 retweets and more than 22,000 “likes.(Twitter/@himsini)

Elderly woman mimics Jasprit Bumrah’s bowling style, the cricketer responds

By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2019 03:38 PM IST
One supporter was so impressed by Bumrah, she couldn’t help but mimic the bowler.
Jasprit Bumrah, second left, celebrates with teammates the dismissal of New Zealand's Martin Guptill.(AP)
Jasprit Bumrah, second left, celebrates with teammates the dismissal of New Zealand's Martin Guptill.(AP)

India vs New Zealand, semi-final World Cup 2019: Bowlers pack a punch in powerplay

Hindustan Times, Manchester | By Somshuvra Laha
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2019 11:39 PM IST
New Zealand finished the first Powerplay at 27/1, the lowest score in the first 10 overs of this World Cup, also equalling New Zealand’s lowest score at this stage of the innings since 2014.
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