Paras Mhambrey analyses India U-19’s four pacemen of the apocalypse

Written by Bharat Sundaresan
| Mumbai |
Published: February 7, 2018 1:10 am

Ishan Porel with his parents in Kolkata on Tuesday. U19 bowling coach Mhambrey says the injury-prone Porel needs to get stronger. Meanwhile, the Bengal pacer has pulled out of the Vijay Hazare Trophy in order to undergo rehab at the NCA. (PTI Photo)

THE KEY feature of India’s comprehensive World Cup-winning campaign in New Zealand was perhaps the fast and furious reputation that their pace attack ended up with. Justifiably so, considering the impact they had on every opposition batting line-up. It only helped that the speed gun used for the tournament consistently clocked the likes of Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shivam Mavi at well over 145 kph, and at times nearly 150 kph. To the extent that the Indian coaching staff, Paras Mhambrey reveals, had to have a word with…

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