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‘In past 150 was routine ball speed’: Rashid Latif after Anrich Nortje bowls fastest ball in IPL history

By: Sports activities Desk |

October 16, 2020 7:07:41 pm


West Indies nice Ian Bishop praised Nortje. (File/BCCI)

Delhi Capitals quick bowler Anrich Nortje kicked off his maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) season on a powerful observe after he was roped in to switch England all-rounder Chris Woakes. Ever since his first recreation of IPL 2020, Nortje has been a key member of his aspect’s success within the league.

In Capitals’ return fixture towards Rajasthan Royals, the 26-year-old clocked 156.2 kmph, which turned out to be the quickest supply of the season to date.

In a panoramic over the place he clocked 150-plus, the South African additionally went on to uproot Jos Buttler’s wicket.

Reacting to his spell, West Indies nice Ian Bishop praised Nortje and tweeted: “Anrich Nortje simply knocked Buttler over with a 155kph rocket of a ball.”

Nevertheless, former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif differed with Bishop’s views and stated that such speeds have been routine within the yesteryears. has aired his views. The wicketkeeper-batsman additionally recalled a number of famend bowlers who’re identified for his or her velocity.

Tagging the bowling legends like Curtly Ambrose, Brett Lee, Shoaib Akhtar, Waqar Younis, and Shane Bond, Latif wrote, “In previous 150 is routine ball velocity you, Sir curtly Ambrose, Walsh, Anthony, Brett Lee, Waqar, Bond, Shoaib and Sami persistently bowled quick in ODI and Take a look at matches.”

Delhi Capitals are closing in on a play-off berth with 12 factors from six video games and one other two wins from the following six matches will put them via to the ultimate week of the match.

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