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Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes out for England - Sports Mole

England duo Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes have both been ruled out for the remainder of the side's one-day series with Australia. Woakes has been ruled out until mid-July with a right quad tear, while Stokes could recover from a torn hamstring in time ...

Out-of-favour Australia batsman Usman Khawaja confident of making ODI comeback - Sport360

Australia went into the England tour with a new-look side in the absence of premier batsmen Steve Smith, David Warner and the fast bowling trio of Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood. However, 31-year-old Khawaja failed to find a place in ...

Jofra Archer cleared to represent England in the World Cup - CricTracker

Jofra Archer is among the most lethal fast bowlers doing the rounds in world cricket. He hasn't played any international cricket, but his bowling has captured the imaginations of the fans owing to his sheer pace and ability to bowl yorkers at will.

Jack Hobbs humbles Alexander Cowie - Cricket Country News

Alexander Cowie could be genuinely fast, but he could also be ridiculously erratic. Nothing exemplified this more than the Oxbridge match of 1907, where he, to quote Wisden, caused “a sensation in his first over by bowling a couple of wides and ...

Gabriel grabs six - Nation News

Unbeaten on 85 then, Mendis was a good bet for his second hundred of the series when he perished in the second over following the break, bowled by Gabriel playing on. All told, he struck eight fours and two sixes in a knock lasting 117 balls and three ...

Trio pleased with cricket's progress - The National

... country's elite players sharing their experiences in international cricket and how they became successful. Starc, 28, currently recovering from injury, said it was exciting to be in the country for the first time and meeting some of the Barramundis ...

Matt Henry With Amazing Catch For Kent To Dismiss Brett D'Oliveira - The Sportsman

New Zealand fast bowler Matt Henry is known for his bowling, but the Kiwi international produced a moment of magic in Kent's Royal London One-Day Cup semi-final with Worcestershire at New Road, as he bagged a stunning catch off the bowling of Joe ...

I want to produce more fast bowlers from Karnataka: Aiyappa - myKhel

Aiyappa, a former Karnataka pacer who has played 32 first-class matches for 116 wickets, was one of fast bowling hopes to emerge from the state in the early 2000s but injuries hindered his progress. "It pinches a bit when I think about it (his career ...

The Spinners Must Travel to England Earlier to Adapt to the Conditions – Sunil Joshi - Cricket Addictor

Former India spinner and a current spin bowling consultant of Bangladesh, Sunil Joshi has urged the spinners to travel early and get used to the conditions in England. It has been a trend which is set by the batsmen and the fast bowlers. He further ...

Sunil Joshi: Spinners should go early to adapt to English conditions - Sportstarlive

And former India spinner and current spin consultant of Bangladesh, Sunil Joshi, feels that the spinners should also travel early — following the trend set by batsmen and fast bowlers — while making it clear that a well-designed plan will make life ...

Marsh backs quicks as absences prove telling - cricket.com.au

Centurion Shaun Marsh has backed Australia's inexperienced bowlers to bounce back after Saturday's mauling by the England batsmen. Already missing Ashes-winning spearheads Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc in addition to James ...

Dawlat Ahmadzai: A pioneer who is shaping the Afghan cricket's Gen Next - The Indian Express

Battered by a Shikhar Dhawan onslaught, Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai had called an on-field team huddle after lunch. From a distance, standing at the VIP enclosure lobby, Dawlat Ahmadzai, a former fast bowler and the Afghanistan U-19 team ...

Ton-up Chandimal holds Sri Lanka together against WI - The Nation

He got good support from the lower-order, especially Kasun Rajitha, the fast-medium bowler who was one of two debutants in a Sri Lankan side showing four changes from the team comprehensively beaten by 226 runs in the first Test in Trinidad.

Liam Plunkett calls on England to prove they are the world's best one-day team - BT Sport

Plunkett, who was dropped by Yorkshire this month following his return from the Indian Premier League, impressed with three for 42 in a bowling collective which showed significant improvement from the shock defeat against Scotland. “We tied them down, ...

Mohammed Shami's problems linger on after latest fitness test setback - CricTracker

Earlier this year, India fast bowler Mohammed Shami was the leading wicket-taker in South Africa and helped the national team to win a Test match. Though India lost the series 2-1, Shami and the other pacers had impressed in a nation where India have ...

Menacingly Fast: Dennis Lillee - Sportskeeda

He had the best bowling action consisting of long run-up, huge strides, open-chest and sideways delivery. His bouncers were lethal and fast pace would terrify most of the batsmen so much that they would succumb much before facing him. His duel with ...

REVIEW: Fast bowling in Sharpness with BADS - Gazette Series

Review: Fast Bowling in Sharpness. A COMEDY about cricket and modern manners was the unusual but highly successful choice for the latest production by the Berkeley Amateur Dramatic Society at Sharpness Village Hall. 'Outside Edge' by Richard Harris ...

India vs Afghanistan: Can Rahane & Co match Rashid's fury in one-off test? - Business Standard

On the other hand, a depleted Indian side has to answer a lot of questions after having rested Captain Virat Kohli, and premier fast bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah. The openers and middle order failed miserably in South Africa and with ...

New Zealand cricket legend Hadlee undergoes cancer surgery - Geo News, Pakistan

Dianne Hadlee said that as a safeguard, the 66-year-old fast bowling legend would soon commence chemotherapy treatment and "it is expected that, in time, he will have a full recovery". Hadlee is regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers of all time ...

New Zealand great Richard Hadlee to undergo chemotherapy for cancer - India Today

New Zealand's leading Test wicket taker Richard Hadlee has had surgery for bowel cancer and will have follow-up chemotherapy treatment, his family said on Wednesday. The 66-year-old Hadlee, who is considered one of the finest fast bowlers of all time ...

Fast bowling, sometimes known as pace bowling, is one of the two main approaches to bowling in the sport of cricket. The other is spin bowling. Practitioners are usually known as fast bowlers, fastmen, pace bowlers, quicks, or pacemen, although sometimes the label refers to the specific fast bowling technique the bowler prefers, such as swing bowler or seam bowler.

Fast bowling, sometimes known as pace bowling, is one of the two main approaches to bowling in the sport of cricket. The other is spin bowling. Practitioners are usually known as fast bowlers, fastmen, pace bowlers, quicks, or pacemen, although sometimes the label refers to the specific fast bowling technique the bowler prefers, such as swing bowler or seam bowler.

The aim of fast bowling is to bowl the hard cricket ball at high speed and to induce it to bounce off the pitch in an erratic fashion or move sideways through the air, factors that make it difficult for the batsman to hit the ball cleanly. A typical fast delivery has a speed in the range of 137–153 km/h (85–95 mph).

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Fast bowler Graham Onions bowling for Durham against Lancashire in the 2012 Friends Life t20
Scotland's fast bowler John Blain hits the wicket of India's Yuvraj Singh, 2007