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    Is Jasprit Bumrah the best fast bowler in the world right now?

    Honestly so impressed with him.Sends down so many overs still doesnt encounter fatigue easily like snowflake bowlers from Eng,Aus.Very smart with his change of pace and Yorker specialist which many bowlers have forgotten about.Also plays all 3 formats and is equally good in them.I will say he is better than Aussie, English, Pakistani bowlers and at par with RabadaJust because he is Indian he goes under the radar.
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    One of the best, but let's see after 30 tests.


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    Right now....yes.

    Whattay bowler.


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    Both Bumrah and Shami seem to be capable of being top shelf bowlers if they continue working their pace. In the on-going Aus series the way they both bowling is just amazing with a flurry of short pitches and yorkers. Never seen this kind of swagger and lethal pace from Indian bowlers before.

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    There is a bowler called Ankit Rajpoot who would have rained hell on the Aussies had he been picked.

    The problem is that Indian selectors are beyond incompetent. There seems to be no planning or strategy when selecting squads. Not talking about Rajpoot per se but generally.

    Frauds like Rohit Sharma magically make a comeback while proven performers have to keep toiling.

    Mayank was unfairly dropped from the squad and due to unexpected turn of events, selectors were forced to call him back, and now his knock is likely to win us a crucial game in Aus.


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    What a quick learner he is !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sensible-indian-fan View Post
    There is a bowler called Ankit Rajpoot who would have rained hell on the Aussies had he been picked.

    The problem is that Indian selectors are beyond incompetent. There seems to be no planning or strategy when selecting squads. Not talking about Rajpoot per se but generally.

    Frauds like Rohit Sharma magically make a comeback while proven performers have to keep toiling.

    Mayank was unfairly dropped from the squad and due to unexpected turn of events, selectors were forced to call him back, and now his knock is likely to win us a crucial game in Aus.
    There is a whole army of fast bowlers in the wings.

    Rajpoot is just one of them. Mavi, Nagarkoti, Avesh, Aniket, even Siraj has good potential in red ball cricket.

    Given India's population and BCCI's resources, it is not surprising to see it.

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    Best bowler currently .good to see him having variations . Inspite of short run up he generates very good pace , rate him much higher than Shami

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buffet View Post
    One of the best, but let's see after 30 tests.
    Will depend on Indian team management.

    Don't play him in meaningless T20Is and ODIs.

    Don't play him in tests against WI, SL, BD, NZ at home. Or WI, BD away.

    Can't stop him from playing IPL.

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    Rabada is the best fast bowler in the world, alongside Starc. Abbas is currently the best test bowler from Asia.

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    Rabada is the only fast bowler right now who might become an ATG. Rest are far too inconsistent or has low sample size.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    Rabada is the best fast bowler in the world, alongside Starc. Abbas is currently the best test bowler from Asia.
    Starc hahaha lol He is not even half as good as Shami. Horrendous accuracy, dreadful seam position.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    Rabada is the best fast bowler in the world, alongside Starc. Abbas is currently the best test bowler from Asia.
    lol

    Starc is not even the second best bowler in his own team.

    Cummins >>> Hazlewood >> Starc

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    What a bowler for india

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    Whattey perfomance today


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    As I mentioned in another thread, he's an Indian ATG material already. He's right up there and the current #1 bowler in world cricket. As I type this, he got his 6th wicket today with yet another yorker. All those people who called this pitch a road just vanished today. Bumrah has outclassed the Aussie greats Starc, Hazlewood and Cummins in the series already. Bumrah made his international debut in the same Australia just couple of years ago and see where he's today. Totally dominating the world cricket with his skill and talent. Show me another bowler in the current scenario who plays all the 3 formats with such consistent performances? Answer is NOBODY. that's Bumrah for you! India is blessed to have him and he's going to win a lot of tournaments for his country.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    Rabada is the best fast bowler in the world, alongside Starc. Abbas is currently the best test bowler from Asia.
    Starc is a rich man's Wahab Riaz.

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    Rabada > Abbas > Cummins > Bumrah

    Starc is not the same bowler after sandpaper gate tbh

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    Rabada and Bumrah for 2018 so far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sin Nombre View Post
    There is a whole army of fast bowlers in the wings.

    Rajpoot is just one of them. Mavi, Nagarkoti, Avesh, Aniket, even Siraj has good potential in red ball cricket.

    Given India's population and BCCI's resources, it is not surprising to see it.
    Mavi and Nagarkoti are too raw.

    Siraj is solid and deserved chances in England. Good red ball bowler.

    Him and Rajpoot are ready.

    Aniket is doing great now. Avesh - haven't followed him much but heard he is good.

    Rajpoot and Siraj deserve call ups.


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    2018
    Rabada 10 tests 52 wickets 20.07 avge 38.2 strike rate
    Bumrah 9 tests 45 wickets 21.24 avge 48.0 strike rate
    Shami 12 tests 45 wickets 26.60 avge 48.3 strike rate
    Anderson 12 tests 43 wickest 22.51 avge 54.6 strike rate
    Ishant 11 tests 39 wickets 21.89 avge 49.3 strike rate
    Cummins 8 tests 38 wickets 22.42 avge 47.8 strike rate
    Abbas 7 tests 38 wickets 13.76 avge 36.3 strike rate

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shandarchowka View Post
    Rabada > Abbas > Cummins > Bumrah

    Starc is not the same bowler after sandpaper gate tbh
    He was never that good in test cricket. He is hyped for his ODI exploits, easily the best ODIs pacer of the decade. In tests he flops more often than not.

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    If i want a bowler to bowl on any surface i would go with Rabada/Bumrah. Especially Bumrah has so m any variations. Bouncer, pitch perfect yorkers, inswingers to lefties, slower ones and raw pace.

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    After looking at Rabadas's figure i think Hafeez made the right call before the series!

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    Yes he is

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    Rabada is the best fast bowler in the world, alongside Starc. Abbas is currently the best test bowler from Asia.


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    Quote Originally Posted by jnaveen1980 View Post
    If i want a bowler to bowl on any surface i would go with Rabada/Bumrah. Especially Bumrah has so m any variations. Bouncer, pitch perfect yorkers, inswingers to lefties, slower ones and raw pace.
    Bumrah gives no freebies unlike Rabada.

    Both are super guns.

    Best 2 bowlers.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    Rabada is the best fast bowler in the world, alongside Starc. Abbas is currently the best test bowler from Asia.
    Starc is overrated TBH.Abbas doesn't play all formats and will be smashed in limited overs cricket.Rabada is on par with Bumrah

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    Bumrah first Asian bowler to take a fifer in England, Australia, SOuth Africa in the same calendar year.

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    First Asian bowler to take Fifer against Oz, Eng and SA in same calendar year

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tyler Durden View Post
    As I mentioned in another thread, he's an Indian ATG material already. He's right up there and the current #1 bowler in world cricket. As I type this, he got his 6th wicket today with yet another yorker. All those people who called this pitch a road just vanished today. Bumrah has outclassed the Aussie greats Starc, Hazlewood and Cummins in the series already. Bumrah made his international debut in the same Australia just couple of years ago and see where he's today. Totally dominating the world cricket with his skill and talent. Show me another bowler in the current scenario who plays all the 3 formats with such consistent performances? Answer is NOBODY. that's Bumrah for you! India is blessed to have him and he's going to win a lot of tournaments for his country.
    Agreed.I remember when he won a T20 match for India out of nowhere and troubled Joe Root with Yorkers and slower balls.Smart bowler

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    To be honest Bumrah made me eat my words. I completely wrote him off looking at his awkward action. I never expected him to go anywhere in Tests. He surprised me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jnaveen1980 View Post
    2018
    Rabada 10 tests 52 wickets 20.07 avge 38.2 strike rate
    Bumrah 9 tests 45 wickets 21.24 avge 48.0 strike rate
    Shami 12 tests 45 wickets 26.60 avge 48.3 strike rate
    Anderson 12 tests 43 wickest 22.51 avge 54.6 strike rate
    Ishant 11 tests 39 wickets 21.89 avge 49.3 strike rate
    Cummins 8 tests 38 wickets 22.42 avge 47.8 strike rate
    Abbas 7 tests 38 wickets 13.76 avge 36.3 strike rate
    Thanks for the stats , debate is over now.
    Best test bowler 2018 are Rabada and Bumrah

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    Quote Originally Posted by jnaveen1980 View Post
    Bumrah first Asian bowler to take a fifer in England, Australia, SOuth Africa in the same calendar year.
    He’s good no doubt but lol at your stat. Why can’t we have more filters? Best by Asian in summer clocked at 30 degrees lol

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    Australia is never easy for the visiting fast bowlers and Bumrah has been absolutely fantastic there. If he continues performing like this , he will soon be number 1. Right now its rabada but the gap isnt that much.

    Abbas can put forward his case with his performance against south africa , if he gets fit.


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    Quote Originally Posted by sensible-indian-fan View Post
    Bumrah gives no freebies unlike Rabada.

    Both are super guns.

    Best 2 bowlers.
    This.
    You would rarely see Jasprit bowling loose balls. He keeps the pressure up which helps the other bowlers as well.
    It's seldom when you see him getting spanked.


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    What is even more amazing is the amount of Cricket he is playing.Bowlers from Australia,England get Fatigue after 1 test and need rest, rotation

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shandarchowka View Post
    He’s good no doubt but lol at your stat. Why can’t we have more filters? Best by Asian in summer clocked at 30 degrees lol
    Commies told during the match. I just shared it. I didn't bother to do that checking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Cricket View Post
    Thanks for the stats , debate is over now.
    Best test bowler 2018 are Rabada and Bumrah
    Did you miss Abbas's stats? Why do you guys always prefer quantity over quality? Abbas has also bowled fantastically well in Asia, unlike Bumrah.

    Quote Originally Posted by Gullycricket View Post
    Starc is overrated TBH.Abbas doesn't play all formats and will be smashed in limited overs cricket.Rabada is on par with Bumrah
    Starc is a gun bowler who is a future ATG, just like Rabada and how silly of me, I forgot to mention my personal favourite, Trent Boult. These three are the best fast bowlers in the world and have been for some time. Bumrah can catch up if he keeps this up for a couple of years.

    In the test cricket realm, Abbas is arguably the best bowler in the world and clearly better than Bumrah. Then you also have Philander and Hazlewood.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marathonrunner View Post
    First Asian bowler to take Fifer against Oz, Eng and SA in same calendar year
    Quote Originally Posted by jnaveen1980 View Post
    Bumrah first Asian bowler to take a fifer in England, Australia, SOuth Africa in the same calendar year.
    How many Asian bowlers have played against South Africa, England and Australia in the same calender year?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    How many Asian bowlers have played against South Africa, England and Australia in the same calender year?
    Pretty sure a lot.

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    He will be in all formats as per Michael Clarke. Hes arguably the best in the world in ODIs. He's right up there in top 3 in T20s. He's probably in top 5 in tests. He's smart and very disciplined down to earth guy and will smash the records if healthy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marathonrunner View Post
    First Asian bowler to take Fifer against Oz, Eng and SA in same calendar year
    How many Asian bowlers have taken 5-fers in all three venues in their entire career? I don't think there will be more than handful.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    Did you miss Abbas's stats? Why do you guys always prefer quantity over quality? Abbas has also bowled fantastically well in Asia, unlike Bumrah.



    Starc is a gun bowler who is a future ATG, just like Rabada and how silly of me, I forgot to mention my personal favourite, Trent Boult. These three are the best fast bowlers in the world and have been for some time. Bumrah can catch up if he keeps this up for a couple of years.

    In the test cricket realm, Abbas is arguably the best bowler in the world and clearly better than Bumrah. Then you also have Philander and Hazlewood.
    Yeah, bumrah and abbas both need more sample size to prove themselves.
    I think u are over rating starc here, coz he isn't a very good test bowler. Pat cummins looks much better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeeteshssaxena View Post
    Yeah, bumrah and abbas both need more sample size to prove themselves.
    I think u are over rating starc here, coz he isn't a very good test bowler. Pat cummins looks much better.
    Starc is most definitely a "very good" test bowler. However, he is also the best LOI bowler and has been doing it for half a dozen years. Much more deserving of the best fast bowler in the world title than a guy who has played a handful of matches thus far.

    If you're disregarding sample-size, then how can anyone say that Bumrah has been better than Abbas?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeeteshssaxena View Post
    Yeah, bumrah and abbas both need more sample size to prove themselves.
    I think u are over rating starc here, coz he isn't a very good test bowler. Pat cummins looks much better.
    1/3 of Starc's wickets are 8,9,10,11

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    Starc is most definitely a "very good" test bowler. However, he is also the best LOI bowler and has been doing it for half a dozen years. Much more deserving of the best fast bowler in the world title than a guy who has played a handful of matches thus far.

    If you're disregarding sample-size, then how can anyone say that Bumrah has been better than Abbas?
    Unfair on Abbas to be compared with Bumrah, Starc and Cummins who are express pace.

    He’s a 120kph medium bowler who has done well so far however IMO wont succeed everywhere due to his lack of pace. Especially in Australia where he will need the wicket keeper to stand up to the stumps to avoid batsmen charging against him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jnaveen1980 View Post
    1/3 of Starc's wickets are 8,9,10,11
    Excellent. If Pakistan had a bowler like him, we would have won our current test match. I'm sure you can think of a few examples where India would love to have such a bowler too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BreadPakoda View Post
    Unfair on Abbas to be compared with Bumrah, Starc and Cummins who are express pace.

    He’s a 120kph medium bowler who has done well so far however IMO wont succeed everywhere due to his lack of pace. Especially in Australia where he will need the wicket keeper to stand up to the stumps to avoid batsmen charging against him.
    Tell that to McGrath.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TM Riddle View Post
    You would rarely see Jasprit bowling loose balls. He keeps the pressure up which helps the other bowlers as well. It's seldom when you see him getting spanked.
    Yeah the pressure that he creates is insane too.

    Ashwin got Khawaja due to the pressure Bumrah created in the second innings.

    Deserves to be called the best bowler in the world at the moment.

    I just hope he lasts long.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    Tell that to McGrath.
    McGrath wasn’t a 120kph bowler. Jeez.

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    Rabada is number one. Then Bumrah and Cummins.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jnaveen1980 View Post
    1/3 of Starc's wickets are 8,9,10,11
    Thats not a bad thing, all SENA teams have terrific lower order who add 50-70 runs each match on average.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    Tell that to McGrath.
    To be fair McGrath was express and ended as fast medium. However this puts Abbas achievements into perspective. He is so good with not much of pace..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    Starc is most definitely a "very good" test bowler. However, he is also the best LOI bowler and has been doing it for half a dozen years. Much more deserving of the best fast bowler in the world title than a guy who has played a handful of matches thus far.

    If you're disregarding sample-size, then how can anyone say that Bumrah has been better than Abbas?
    Bumrah isn't a better test match bowler than abbas, according to me they require more sample size to be hailed as "the best bowler".
    But starc is the brett lee of this generation and i don't think lee was ever rated as the best fast bowler in his entire career.

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    Best all format bowler in the world by some distance.

    Those hyping Abbas up need to remember Mustafizur. A few good Tests don't make a Mcgrath.

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    very good athlete , his work load should be managed carefully.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    Excellent. If Pakistan had a bowler like him, we would have won our current test match. I'm sure you can think of a few examples where India would love to have such a bowler too.
    But that was before sandpaper lol Not sure about his record after sand paper. He struggled even against a poor batting line up like Pakistan.

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    Best all format bowler in the world by some distance.

    Those hyping Abbas up need to remember Mustafizur. A few good Tests don't make a Mcgrath.
    Yup. There are lot of countries you need raw pace. You cannot get away with "line and length" bowling.

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    Why are people comparing Abbas to McGrath? McGrath wad never a trundler, he bowled 130km/hr right before he retired. He looked slow because of his height, he wasn't military medium by any means.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joseph Gomes View Post
    Why are people comparing Abbas to McGrath? McGrath wad never a trundler, he bowled 130km/hr right before he retired. He looked slow because of his height, he wasn't military medium by any means.
    Mcgrath was medium pacer. But when needed he was able to bowl a quicker one. But he rarely needed to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jnaveen1980 View Post
    Mcgrath was medium pacer. But when needed he was able to bowl a quicker one. But he rarely needed to.
    Aren' medium pacers those who bowl under 130 on average? Im pretty sure McGrath was above that his entire career. Also he was fast-medium, not medium IIRC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BreadPakoda View Post
    McGrath wasn’t a 120kph bowler. Jeez.
    Neither is Abbas, if we're done with the jokes. However, he is a bowler who averages sixteen in test matches and just broke a 128-year old record. I know you guys are excited because you have never had a great fast bowler and Bumrah looks like he might have a chance to become one, but have a drink of water and calm down. Has any Indian in the history of the country averaged sixteen over a 12-match period?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joseph Gomes View Post
    Aren' medium pacers those who bowl under 130 on average? Im pretty sure McGrath was above that his entire career. Also he was fast-medium, not medium IIRC.
    McGrath was consistently bowling 140+ in India even in his 30s.

    Those calling him a trundler haven't seen much Cricket from the past I guess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jnaveen1980 View Post
    Yup. There are lot of countries you need raw pace. You cannot get away with "line and length" bowling.
    You haven't seen Abbas bowl if you think he bowls "line and length". Also, the UAE would be the worst place for a "line and length" bowler but you might want to check his record there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    Neither is Abbas, if we're done with the jokes. However, he is a bowler who averages sixteen in test matches and just broke a 128-year old record. I know you guys are excited because you have never had a great fast bowler and Bumrah looks like he might have a chance to become one, but have a drink of water and calm down. Has any Indian in the history of the country averaged sixteen over a 12-match period?
    I know we pride on our bowling in Pakistan but no Pakistani fast bowler has been so successful in all 3 formats in recent years.Abbas is excellent but will he perform like Bumrah in all 3 formats in different conditions?
    I see the so called great bowlers right now needing rotation,breaks after playing 1 test.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    Neither is Abbas, if we're done with the jokes. However, he is a bowler who averages sixteen in test matches and just broke a 128-year old record. I know you guys are excited because you have never had a great fast bowler and Bumrah looks like he might have a chance to become one, but have a drink of water and calm down. Has any Indian in the history of the country averaged sixteen over a 12-match period?
    Mustafizur averaged 16-17 in all ODIs, Tests and T20s at one point.

    But thing about 120kph trundlers is that they get found out, just like it was predicted for Mustafizur.

    Besides, Abbas is only good in Tests...not other formats He is not even top-10 when you count all formats.

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    Seriously, over all formats

    Rabada
    Bumrah
    Cummins

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    Neither is Abbas, if we're done with the jokes. However, he is a bowler who averages sixteen in test matches and just broke a 128-year old record. I know you guys are excited because you have never had a great fast bowler and Bumrah looks like he might have a chance to become one, but have a drink of water and calm down. Has any Indian in the history of the country averaged sixteen over a 12-match period?
    Abbas hardly bowls above 130. And most of his wickets are againist SL and WI.

    How many did he get versus NZ?

    Massively overhyped.

    Has any Pakistani bowler taken a fifer in Aus SA and Eng ?All three?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    Neither is Abbas, if we're done with the jokes. However, he is a bowler who averages sixteen in test matches and just broke a 128-year old record. I know you guys are excited because you have never had a great fast bowler and Bumrah looks like he might have a chance to become one, but have a drink of water and calm down. Has any Indian in the history of the country averaged sixteen over a 12-match period?
    I know it hurts you but Abbas is military medium. Don’t get me wrong. He is skilled but as Mark Waugh said “you should not be gifting him 4 wickets at “that” pace”. His lack of pace will go against him in places like Australia where batsmen can negotiate whatever movement bowlers like him get by advancing down the track.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    Neither is Abbas, if we're done with the jokes. However, he is a bowler who averages sixteen in test matches and just broke a 128-year old record. I know you guys are excited because you have never had a great fast bowler and Bumrah looks like he might have a chance to become one, but have a drink of water and calm down. Has any Indian in the history of the country averaged sixteen over a 12-match period?
    Fakhar Zaman fastest to 1000 ODI runs.
    Babar Azam fastest to 1000 T20 runs.

    Well, records get broken when all you do is bash minnows every second series.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gullycricket View Post
    I know we pride on our bowling in Pakistan but no Pakistani fast bowler has been so successful in all 3 formats in recent years.Abbas is excellent but will he perform like Bumrah in all 3 formats in different conditions?
    I see the so called great bowlers right now needing rotation,breaks after playing 1 test.
    I don't care about how Abbas does in the other formats since we have enough depth in LOIs. However, in tests, he is easily the best Asian bowler right now.

    Bumrah will also need rotation and rest once he has more than one-year's worth of international bowling behind him. If not, he's going to break down.

    Quote Originally Posted by BlackShadow View Post
    Mustafizur averaged 16-17 in all ODIs, Tests and T20s at one point.

    But thing about 120kph trundlers is that they get found out, just like it was predicted for Mustafizur.

    Besides, Abbas is only good in Tests...not other formats He is not even top-10 when you count all formats.
    Like I said, he is not "line and length" and it is clear that none of you have watched him bowl. He is more like Asif or McGrath.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    I don't care about how Abbas does in the other formats since we have enough depth in LOIs. However, in tests, he is easily the best Asian bowler right now.

    Bumrah will also need rotation and rest once he has more than one-year's worth of international bowling behind him. If not, he's going to break down.



    Like I said, he is not "line and length" and it is clear that none of you have watched him bowl. He is more like Asif or McGrath.
    You have depth in LOIs? Whats your ranking in ODIs again?

    Abbas is nowhere close to Mcgrath. Mcgrath could hit 140 when he made his debut.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BreadPakoda View Post
    I know it hurts you but Abbas is military medium. Don’t get me wrong. He is skilled but as Mark Waugh said “you should not be gifting him 4 wickets at “that” pace”. His lack of pace will go against him in places like Australia where batsmen can negotiate whatever movement bowlers like him get by advancing down the track.
    Does not hurt me at all. We've had several fast bowling ATGs. Could use one that relies more on his skill than speed. You guys could use one no matter the speed so I hope Bumrah does not break down like all the others.

    Quote Originally Posted by BlackShadow View Post
    Fakhar Zaman fastest to 1000 ODI runs.
    Babar Azam fastest to 1000 T20 runs.

    Well, records get broken when all you do is bash minnows every second series.
    Like Australia?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    Does not hurt me at all. We've had several fast bowling ATGs. Could use one that relies more on his skill than speed. You guys could use one no matter the speed so I hope Bumrah does not break down like all the others.



    Like Australia?
    What’s with the breaking down rant? Ironically its Abbas who’s currently broken down bowling 120kph.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cricketjoshila View Post
    You have depth in LOIs? Whats your ranking in ODIs again?

    Abbas is nowhere close to Mcgrath. Mcgrath could hit 140 when he made his debut.
    Bhai McGrath was hitting 140s even in his 30s.

    Its just desperation from the usual lot to prove their 120kph phaast one equal to McGrath in some way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BreadPakoda View Post
    What’s with the breaking down rant? Ironically its Abbas who’s currently broken down bowling 120kph.
    He gets the job done, whether bowling at 120 or 140 kph, there is a reason as to why he's no 3 ranked bowler in tests, ofcourse some indians will always find a way to degrade such a good bowler.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post
    Does not hurt me at all. We've had several fast bowling ATGs. Could use one that relies more on his skill than speed. You guys could use one no matter the speed so I hope Bumrah does not break down like all the others.



    Like Australia?
    Australia in Australia is a minnow? Lol. When did Pakistan last drew a test match in Australia?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlackShadow View Post
    Bhai McGrath was hitting 140s even in his 30s.

    Its just desperation from the usual lot to prove their 120kph phaast one equal to McGrath in some way.
    Bhai he said he's like Asif and Mcgrath, i.e there is some similarity, i.e doesnt mean that Abbas is equal to Mcgrath, so stop getting hurt!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bilal7 View Post



    Like Australia?
    Bhai, Abbas has looked like a very good Test bowler after a handful of Tests.

    But, his sample size is way to small when you consider quality opponents. A few Tests against top sides don't make you world's best, specially when you have done nothing in other formats.

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