Special delivery: How Australia can take down India’s pace ace

The Sydney Morning Herald – Suddenly the jewel in India’s bowling crown, he was rested from the ensuing three-match one-day series.


  • Danger man: Jasprit Bumrah celebrates after taking the wicket of South Africa’s Hashim Amla in their World Cup clash.
  • One theory among the Australians when facing Bumrah, because of the natural angle of his deliveries into the right-hander, with the ball released outside of the line of his front foot, along with the hyper-extension of his elbow, is for a batsman to step back a touch and expose his stumps in order to not be “jammed up”.
  • The only problem, though, as South African Hashim Amla discovered in Hampshire on Wednesday, is that Bumrah is also capable of getting a delivery to straighten, thus finding the outside edge.
  • Jasprit Bumrah will be a major threat to Australia on Sunday.
  • Ricky Ponting, a three-time World Cup winner and now Australia’s batting coach, said the Australians had a greater understanding of Bumrah after a long home summer against him.

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