Hindustan Times – India have often struggled overseas but they addressed the problem by producing a group of quality fast bowlers which makes Virat Kohli and his men “the real deal now” in world cricket, feels Australian legend Allan Border.

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  • India have often struggled overseas but they addressed the problem by producing a group of quality fast bowlers which makes Virat Kohli and his men “the real deal now” in world cricket, feels Australian legend Allan Border.
  • “They’ve had their struggles away from home, but they’re starting to improve because they’ve had some good fast bowling.
  • Jasprit Bumrah has emerged as the best bowler in world cricket now with 48 wickets in his debut Test season.
  • The trio have collectively taken 134 away wickets (Bumrah 48, Ishant 40 and Shami 46) in a single calender year, eclipsing the 34-year-old record that stood in the name of the fearsome West Indies trio of Malcolm Marshall, Michael Holding and Joel Garner (130 wickets in away tours in 1984).
  • READ: Ponting predicts big change in Australia playing XI for Sydney TestBorder heaped praise on India’s pace unit, saying: “It’s as a good an Indian bowling attack as I’ve ever seen.


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