Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has heaped praises on Indian pacers for his or her unimaginable efficiency within the ongoing first Take a look at towards England at Trent Bridge in Nottingham. Within the first innings, India bundled out the hosts for 183 runs, whereas within the second essay, the visitors packed England for 303.
Apparently, all of the 20 wickets have been taken by quick bowlers, and it was solely the second event within the historical past of Indian Take a look at cricket that pacers picked up all of the 20 scalps. The one different occasion got here towards South Africa at Johannesburg in 2018.
Jasprit Bumrah took 9 wickets, together with a five-wicket haul, within the second innings. Equally, Mohammed Shami and Shardul Thakur bagged 4 scalps every. The remaining three wickets have been taken by Mohammed Siraj.
Inzamam was extremely impressed by the superior bowling show from Indian pacers. He reckoned that subcontinent bowlers are inclined to wrestle in England, particularly within the first Take a look at, however Indian speedsters fully demoralised England’s batting.
“With their quick bowling on the primary day, Crew India set the rhythm for the sequence. They put England on the again foot straight away. Subcontinent bowlers usually discover it tough within the first Take a look at because the strains to be bowled in England are totally different. Crew India’s bowlers demoralised England’s batting,” stated Inzamam on his YouTube channel.
The 51-year-old opined that India have produced some high quality quick bowlers up to now as properly, however the present bowling line-up is the most effective as he has by no means seen such aggression within the Indian tempo bowling unit.
“Bumrah picked up 4 wickets within the first innings and put England on the backfoot. Joe Root scored a fifty within the first innings as properly, however Bumrah by no means allowed him to really feel snug. The others pacers like Mohammed Shami and Siraj are additionally sensible. I’ve by no means seen such an Indian quick bowling line-up. Crew India have produced superb quick bowlers up to now as properly. However the present Indian pacers have real quick bowlers’ aggression. When you’ve gotten aggressive pacers, such performances are sure to come back about,” added Inzamam.