Written by Bharat Sundaresan
| Mumbai |
Published: January 14, 2018 12:52 am


Ishan Porel isamong the fastest bowlers in the squad. He has already played three Ranji Trophy matches for Bengal with 13 wickets at 21.38. (Source: Express Photo by Partha Paul)

AT 18, Kamlesh Nagarkoti already has a number of fan pages on Facebook dedicated to his bowling speed. One of those, in fact, even lists his quickest deliveries at the under-19 level — all over 140 kph — including video links for each of them.

Ishan Porel, 19, can boast of most of the senior members in the Bengal Ranji dressing-room being his admirers, including skipper Manoj Tiwary. He has even received a compliment about his pace from former Pakistan tearaway Waqar Younis. Shivam Mavi and Arshdeep Singh, too, have hit and crossed the 140 kph mark. When India start their ICC Under-19…

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