Sport 24 – Cape Town – Proteas fast bowling folk hero Fanie de Villiers says Mohammed Shami is currently India’s best fast bowler – and would be able to command a place in the highly-rated Proteas attack.

Summary

  • Cape Town – Proteas fast bowling folk hero Fanie de Villiers says Mohammed Shami is currently India’s best fast bowler – and would be able to command a place in the highly-rated Proteas attack.
  • De Villiers is quoted by the Times of India website as saying: “Shami is a good bowler.
  • “He bowls the line Glenn McGrath did, Shaun Pollock did, Ian Botham did, Dale Steyn does, and so, he is India s best Test bowler.”
  • De Villiers opined that Shami’s extra pace makes him more threatening than someone like Hardik Pandya who bowls a similar line.
  • The Proteas legend questioned the India team selection for the second Test, he felt it was a big mistake to leave out Bhuvneshwar Kumar.


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