While we witnessed run fests last season, the bowlers too had their say, with pacers dominating the top four spots of the bowling charts. DC’s Kagiso Rabada (30 wickets) walked away with the Purple Cap after a tough competition with Jasprit Bumrah (27) and Trent Boult (25). Here are the top 10 bowlers you should look out for in IPL 2021.
Performance of Indian 'net' bowlers against Australia good sign for future of pace attack, says Mohammad Shami
The pace quartet of Shami, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah and Umesh Yadav, arguably India's best ever, has been instrumental in the team's success overseas.
For the best-performing team not to win a trophy in the last eight years, any and all lessons are loaded with value.
The former Australian captain's belief stems from India's incredible depth of talent and its success ratio of late.
India vs England: Varun Chakravarthy fails fitness test again; T Natarajan yet to join squad due to shoulder niggle, says report
It is learnt that Rahul Chahar will be inducted in the squad as he is already in the bio-bubble since the start of the Test series.
Here's the full schedule of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) for IPL 2021.
Vijay Hazare Trophy: TNCA releases T Natarajan from squad on BCCI's request to keep him fresh for England white-ball series
RS Jaganath Sinivas will take Natarajan's place in the 20-member squad which will leave for Indore on 13 February.
T Natarajan 'elated, ecstatic' after receiving hero's welcome in hometown following success Down Under
To receive the pacer who recently made a successful debut across formats during the tour of Australia, thousands of people crowded on the roads of Sinappampatti village in Tamil Nadu's Salem district.
T Natarajan says says he did not expect debut during Australia-India ODIs, admits he was under pressure
The left-arm pacer made his Test debut in the fourth and final match at Gabba which India won to seal a historic series win against Australia. Natarajan took three wickets in the match.
Rahane, Shastri, star batsman Rohit Sharma, pacer Shardul Thakur, and opener Prithvi Shaw landed in Mumbai, while Brisbane Test hero Rishabh Pant arrived in Delhi early this morning.
India vs Australia: 'Forget India, the whole world will stand up and salute you' — Ravi Shastri gives rousing speech post series win
It was a little over three-minute speech that Shastri delivered after his injury-ravaged side chased down an imposing 328 in the fourth and final Test to hand Australia their first loss in 32 years at 'Fortress Gabba' to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in style.
India vs Australia: 'Let us hail Dravid,' Twitterati thank Rahul Dravid after visitors' historic win at Gabba
Soon after India won at Gabba, legendary Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid started trending on social media as fans thanked the former India A coach for grooming India's future stars under his supervision
India vs Australia: Skill, composure, guts, resolve — this series showed India’s Test cricket's future is in safe hands
The Australian tour was as much about fascinating individual stories as much as the guts and gumption of this Indian team. There were stories within stories and as these unravelled one by one, it provided a glimpse into the rich talent reserves the country possesses and an assurance that Indian Test cricket's future is in safe hands
India vs Australia, Highlights, 4th Test at Brisbane, Day 4, Full Cricket Score: Play abandoned due to rain; visitors need 324 runs to win
Alright, so the play has been abandoned on Day 4 due to rain. It is still pouring at Gabba. We have lost around 27 overs again today, with one more day to go and even if we start half an hour early, we won't be able to see recovering these overs tomorrow. So India need to bat out 98 overs tomorrow. They are 4/0 currently. Australia batted well to set India a target of 328 earlier. Siraj completed his first five-for and let this day be just about him and the Indian bowlers. They were seen as an inexperienced attack, and no one hoped a lot from them, they were rather expected to struggle but Siraj led from the front, Natarajan bowled with heart, Thakur showed his first-class experience and Saini bowled in second innings despite groin injury, Sundar kept picking wickets and kept it tight from one end as lone spinner. Magnificent day for India with the ball in hand. Theyhave picked 20 wickets in the game. See you tomorrow at 4 am IST. Expect a hard day of Test cricket from the two teams. Till then, take care and good-bye.
India vs Australia: Rohit Sharma lavishes praise on debutant T Natarajan, says pacer is 'here to stay'
Natarajan, who came in as a net bowler, joined fellow rookies Mohammed Siraj, Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur to restrict Australia to 369, which according to Rohit is no mean feat.
India vs Australia: Visitors' inexperienced bowling attack toils valiantly as teams share honours on Day 1
Despite the lack of Test experience, all bowlers did an admirable job. Taking five wickets on a placid Gabba pitch was a terrific effort, but as they discovered during the day, it only gets tougher with each spell in Test cricket.
India vs Australia: Inexperienced visitors fight back but Marnus Labuschagne ton gives hosts edge on Day 1
Australia finished the first day on 274 for five, with Cameron Green on 28 and Tim Paine alongside him on 38 to put the home side marginally in front on a benign Gabba wicket.
India vs Australia: 'Net bowler' T Natarajan becomes first Indian to make international debut in three formats on same tour
Natarajan was one of the rookies named in the playing eleven of the injury-ravaged Indian team against Australia in the fourth and final Test which started here on Friday.
India vs Australia: Injured Jasprit Bumrah ruled out of Brisbane Test; Mayank Agarwal sustains knock in nets
Jasprit Bumrah, the key to India's bowling attack, sustained an abdominal strain during the drawn third Test in Sydney.
India vs Australia: Injured Hanuma Vihari likely to miss last Test, England series; Shardul Thakur set to replace Ravindra Jadeja
It has been learnt that Vihari was taken for scans after the match got over and the reports are expected by late evening in Sydney or Tuesday morning.