Four Young Fast Bowlers for the future of Indian Cricket
In recent years, the landscape of Indian cricket has changed with the arrival of premium quality fast bowlers and the team management will be looking to utilize it.
The Indian cricket team has produced many batsmen and spinners throughout the time but there are only a few renowned fast bowlers in the history of Indian cricket. Over the years fast bowling has always been a weak link of Indian cricket. But currently, the Indian team has one of the most lethal fast bowling attack, which constitutes of Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ishant Sharma. Recently, the Indian bowlers have performed exceptionally well across all the formats and even have won matches for the team in tough conditions.
After so many years, the team is perfectly balanced with the combination of high-class batsmen and bowlers. We can say that for the next few years, the Indian team is in great hands and the team management can expect good performance, especially from the bowling department.
In modern-day cricket, every team has started a trend to find the talents and prepare them for a few years, so they could fit themselves in the team. Through platforms like IPL and domestic leagues, it has also become easier for the Indian team to find such raw talents. So, the team management will also be looking to find some fast bowlers for the future.
Here's a list of young fast bowlers who can be the future of Indian cricket:
Akash Singh: The Indian team has always been in search of a left-arm medium-fast bowler who can swing the ball in both directions with the speed of 145+ km/h and Akash can fulfill all these requirements. He was also very impressive in the under-19 World Cup 2020 where he picked up seven wickets in 6 matches at an economy of 3.81. In all the matches, Akash hit the deck hard and generated seam movement along with troubling bounce.
Kartik Tyagi: Kartik Tyagi has also been one of the significant finds for India in the under-19 World Cup. In the World Cup, he consistently bowled with the speed of 140+ km/h and was very accurate with his unplayable yorkers. He bagged 11 wickets in six matches with an average of just 13.90 and at an economy of 3.45. Tyagi can trouble the batsmen with his superb seam position, movement and accurate yorkers.
Shivam Mavi: Mavi was one of the important players who helped the Indian team to clinch the title of the under-19 World Cup in 2018. He can generate disconcerting bounce with a consistent speed of 140+ km/h. In the under-19 World Cup 2018, Mavi picked up nine wickets in 6 matches with an average of just 18.89. In 2018, he has been bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for INR 3 crores. Although, he was ruled out of IPL 2019 due to a stress fracture in his back.
Kamlesh Nagarkoti: Nagarkoti was also bought by KKR for INR 3.2 crores in the IPL Auctions 2018 because of his impressive performance in the under-19 World Cup 2018. Nagarkoti is capable of hitting the deck with a constant pace of 145+ km/h and swing the ball in both directions. In the World Cup 2018, he bagged nine wickets in 6 matches with a nominal average of 16.33. Although, he was injured during IPL 2018 & 2019 because of which he couldn't participate in the tournament.
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