Naseem Shah: 16 yo, bowling at 147 kph at the Gabba

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Re: Naseem Shah: 16 yo, bowling at 147 kph at the Gabba

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I went to the 1st day, was disappointing to see Pakistan just succumb after a good first session, but tends to be what is expected of them.

Shah is a very fast bowler. Hopefully he gets the right tutelage. He was keeping his pace consistently. Only thing I did not like was him trying to intimidate and play the mind game with players like Warner and Marnus, especially when they are well past 100. Its good to see some fight in a youngster, but at that point, maybe just reel it in a bit and focus getting the ball in the right areas and causing trouble.

At least that's what I would be doing.

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Youngest pacer to take a 5 wicket haul in Tests. Impressive feat!
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Really does excite me when I see kids like this come from nowhere.

Musa I don't rate at all. Yea, he has pace, but he does absolutely fuck all with it.

The only two bowlers I see becoming world class fast bowlers are Shaheen Shah Afridi and Naseem Shah. Hassnain I think will be a good LOI bowler, too.

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Abbas is successful in the Philander mould.
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Re: Naseem Shah: 16 yo, bowling at 147 kph at the Gabba

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Sorry yea, Abbas is clearly a fantastic bowler. I was referring more to the youngsters coming through. I still think Mohammed Amir should be playing test cricket but hey

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