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Firstpost Masterclass: 'Fast bowlers are born, they cannot be manufactured in gym,' says TA Sekhar as he dissects science of pace bowling
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Firstpost Masterclass: 'Fast bowlers are born, they cannot be manufactured in gym,' says TA Sekhar as he dissects science of pace bowling

How to bowl fast? Are fast bowlers born with something extra? What are the body mechanics involved in bowling fast? What's an ideal run-up? Former India pacer and a mentor to a host of fast bowlers, TA Sekhar, sheds light on the intricacies of the unnatural art.

Ian Bishop says current Indian bowling unit reminds him of intimidating West Indian pace battery of yesteryears
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Ian Bishop says current Indian bowling unit reminds him of intimidating West Indian pace battery of yesteryears

Bishop said the trend started with the likes of Zaheer Khan, RP Singh, Munaf Patel following in the foot steps of Javagal Srinath and Kapil Dev in the 2000s.

Yorked with Munaf Patel: 'Ishant Sharma can pick 500 Test wickets'
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Yorked with Munaf Patel: 'Ishant Sharma can pick 500 Test wickets'

Former India fast bowler, member of the 2011 world cup winning side and a straight-talker, Munaf Patel, joined us on Yorked for a quick candid round of questions

Nine years on from the historic day at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium: Rank your favourite India moment from World Cup 2011
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Nine years on from the historic day at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium: Rank your favourite India moment from World Cup 2011

On the nine-year anniversary of India's World Cup triumph on 2 April, we want you to give it a shot and rank our picks for the '10 best India moments from the World Cup'

India vs South Africa: Before three-match ODI series, a look at memorable ODI clashes between hosts and Proteas
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India vs South Africa: Before three-match ODI series, a look at memorable ODI clashes between hosts and Proteas

Ahead of the three-match ODI series between India and South Africa, here's a look at some of their memorable ODI clashes.

Former Indian cricketer Jacob Martin out of ICU after financial assistance from cricketing community
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Former Indian cricketer Jacob Martin out of ICU after financial assistance from cricketing community

Former India cricketer Jacob Martin, who met with a serious road accident in December, is now out of danger and has been moved to general ward after spending nearly a month in Intensive Care Unit

Sourav Ganguly comes forward to help ailing former teammate Jacob Martin, tells his family they aren't alone
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Sourav Ganguly comes forward to help ailing former teammate Jacob Martin, tells his family they aren't alone

BCCI has also stepped in to help the former player get back on his feet by sanctioning Rs 5 lakh for his recovery.

Yuvraj Singh dropped, MS Dhoni no automatic choice
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Yuvraj Singh dropped, MS Dhoni no automatic choice

The present Indian selection committee, given its position on Yuvraj and Dhoni, looks to have embraced Chappell’s philosophy by refusing to be swayed by star culture.

Former Indian fast bowler Munaf Patel summoned by Delhi court in cheque bounce case
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Former Indian fast bowler Munaf Patel summoned by Delhi court in cheque bounce case

Metropolitan Magistrate Snigdha Sarvaria passed the direction on a complaint filed by Delhi resident Sunil Kumar Aggarwal, seeking presence of seven accused, including Patel and a firm, before it on 1 November.

IPL 2017: Gujarat Lions, Royal Challengers Bangalore seek upturn in fortunes with victory in crucial clash
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IPL 2017: Gujarat Lions, Royal Challengers Bangalore seek upturn in fortunes with victory in crucial clash

Struggling to find form after three losses in four matches, Gujarat Lions would look to make the home advantage count when they take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in their IPL match in Rajkot on Tuesday.

IPL 2017: Gujarat Lions' lack of match-winning bowlers to support Andrew Tye costing them dear
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IPL 2017: Gujarat Lions' lack of match-winning bowlers to support Andrew Tye costing them dear

There is no bowler in the Gujarat Lions squad who can regularly put together match-winning spells, and wickets are the trump card that win you championships.

IPL 2017: Munaf Patel says experience of bowling on Indian wickets will help Gujarat Lions' pacers
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IPL 2017: Munaf Patel says experience of bowling on Indian wickets will help Gujarat Lions' pacers

Gujarat Lions medium pacer Munaf Patel on Friday said experience of bowling on Indian wickets would play a key role during IPL's 10th season, as most of the wickets in the country were batting-friendly.

IPL 2017: Gujarat Lions' Basil Thampi describes league as a big opportunity for domestic players
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IPL 2017: Gujarat Lions' Basil Thampi describes league as a big opportunity for domestic players

Kerala pacer Basil Thampi, who was picked up by Gujarat Lions for the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), feels that being a part of this T20 tournament is a big opportunity for young domestic players like him.

IPL 2017 auction: From Tymal Mills to Munaf Patel, franchises find flavour in pace
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IPL 2017 auction: From Tymal Mills to Munaf Patel, franchises find flavour in pace

A scramble for pace bowlers was evident in the purchasing pattern of the franchises, though the rejection of Ishant Sharma was a surprise.

Wish India had someone like Zaheer Khan at World Cup: Munaf Patel
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Wish India had someone like Zaheer Khan at World Cup: Munaf Patel

"If you ask me, pace should not be compromised at any cost. If you choose length over pace then it is wrong," said Patel.

Ranji Trophy: Brilliant Munaf Patel bundles Services out for 31
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Ranji Trophy: Brilliant Munaf Patel bundles Services out for 31

Responding to Baroda's first innings total of 369 after being bowled out for 191 in their own first essay, Services were demolished by the pace combination of Munaf and Gagandeep Singh, who took four in this innings.

As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians
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As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians

This is a vital game for Harbhajan Singh's side and a win will move them to 17 points, the same as the Kolkata Knight Riders.

Who is India's best Twenty20 bowler?
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Who is India's best Twenty20 bowler?

The list is short and it includes almost no one of note. And for Indian selectors that should be very worrisome.

Ashwin can take Bhajji’s place in all formats
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Ashwin can take Bhajji’s place in all formats

At the one-day series at Lord's, India showed incremental improvement in performance. There is always a possibility that they could sneak in a win, finally.ODI

Fletcher sees Team India tick all the right boxes
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Fletcher sees Team India tick all the right boxes

The India coach, who saw his team clinch the ODI series against the West Indies, just can't stop praising the youngsters and the seniors.