Ashwin Solanki9 minutes ago
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‘Whatever the pitch, we need 20 wickets.’. Team India has tied this mantra of former coach Ravi Shastri and the pacers of the team have played an important role in implementing it. As a result, we have started winning more Test matches abroad. Before 2000, our win percentage overseas was 8%, which has now increased to 46%.
Today we have world class fast bowlers. Out of this, there are 5 bowlers who can bowl at a speed of 150+. Now if you look at the pace a little i.e. 145+, then the team has about a dozen bowlers like this. Not only this, there are so many young fast bowlers who are knocking on the doors of Team India.
Before 2005, we had only 5 bowlers who could bowl 145+ speeds. Then we were winning only 33 per cent of the matches overseas. Whereas now that we have a dozen fast bowlers, we have started winning 46 per cent of the matches overseas.
Talking about the wickets, in the last decade, fast bowlers have taken the highest number of wickets at 922. Which is the highest in the initial 79 years. At the same time, spinners have got only 877. Earlier in the seven decades, spin bowlers have had the upper hand.
Won 9 Tests in SENA countries in 4 years, before that won 8 in 17 years
India won 18 Tests on foreign soil in the last 8 years. These include historic victories at the Gabba, Centurion, Johannesburg, Oval. In 17 matches of the Test Championship, Indian pacers took 303 wickets at an average of 22.15. From 2006 till now, the number of players who have bowled at 145+ for India has increased astonishingly. Whereas before 2005 only 5 bowlers who crossed 145+ could play for India.
Young people like Avesh, Nagarkoti, Mavi with a speed of 145+
The reason behind increasing the number of Test match wins on foreign soil was the strong hand of the Indian pace attack, who threw the ball at a speed of 145+. The Test team has an aggressive pace attack in the form of bowlers like Bumrah, Shami, Ishant, Siraj, Umesh. Emerging players like Saini, Natarajan, Avesh, Umran, Nagarkoti, Mavi are also bowling consistently at a speed of more than 145.
5-Ballers Strategy: We beat West Indies, England and South Africa
Due to Kohli’s aggressive thinking, the team started playing Tests with 5 bowlers. The result was that India defeated Australia and West Indies in the Test series at their home. 3 in England and d. Won 2 Tests in Africa. Experts say that Virat likes to play with fast bowlers. Dhoni relied on spinners in foreign countries as well. As the coach of Team India, Ravi Shastri used to say, ‘Whatever the pitch, we need 20 wickets.’
Experts said – young bowlers learn fast
IPL legend Dale Steyn told Umran Malik, ‘Don’t worry about the line-length. Pay attention to strength. Bowl as fast as you can. Former Caribbean fast bowler Ian Bishop says, ‘Young bowlers like Umran learn fast. Along with his speed, the focus is also on the line-length in the IPL. This prepares them for the international level.