Butt Compares India Veteran With Pak Teenager To Clarify Want For Tempo

File photograph of Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar© BCCI

Veteran India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been within the eye of a storm ever since conceding 52 runs in 4 overs within the Mohali T20I towards Australia. A number of former cricketers have criticised Bhuvneshwar’s lack of tempo and innovation within the demise overs, which have contributed majorly in three key losses for the workforce. He was tasked with bowling the nineteenth over within the Tremendous 4 matches of the Asia Cup towards Pakistan and Sri Lanka and he fluffed his traces on each events, resulting in India’s early exit from the match.

He had the identical job as India seemed to defend 208 towards Australia within the 1st T20I however Bhuvneshwar was extremely poor in his execution but once more as India misplaced.

A number of former cricketers have referred to as for a change in India’s technique, which incorporates former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who has been outright brutal in his evaluation of the India pacer.

Whereas talking on his Youtube channel, Butt was requested to elucidate the necessity for tempo by a fan, as Pakistan’s categorical younger paceman Naseem Shah had additionally conceded runs towards England within the 1st T20I.

Butt made it clear that when a bowler lacks tempo, he has very restricted choices to pose a risk to a batter.

“Effectively Naseem Shah might need gone for runs however he has troubled batters of massive groups. When a bowler lacks tempo, he would not have too many choices. Even within the 1st T20I towards Australia he (Bhuvneshwar) was bowling exterior the off stump. He did the identical within the Asia Cup and it did not work.


“When you’ve got tempo you’ll be able to bowl a bouncer. Your slower one robotically turns into misleading because the batter is anticipating tempo. When a bowler who’s already gradual and bowls a slower one, there is no such thing as a shock aspect for the batter,” Butt defined in his scathing criticism of Bhuvneshwar.

“Naseem Shah conceded 35 and Bhuvneshwar conceded 52, there’s a huge distinction. Additionally have a look at the distinction in expertise,”  Butt stated whereas evaluating Naseem and Bhuvneshwar.

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