Bowling

Bowling

Bowling injuries: Why are they on a rise?

Contrary to the amount of technological advancement in the management of bowlers' bodies, the number of injuries have been on a rise

Bowling

Reverse swing, a dying trade?

Though seamers enjoyed troubling batsmen in the initial stages of the Pallekele Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan, Shaan Agha, in a blog in Dawn , says menacing reverse swing, the likes of which were on display in the 1990s, may not be seen or

Cricket

The science of bowling at 100mph

Stephen Brenkley in the Independent talks to Kevin Shine, England's ace fast-bowling coach, who shares his vision of producing a legion of bowlers capable of bowling around 100mph.

Bowling

'Fast bowling is simple'

Former Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram, in an interview with the Cricket Couch , say fast bowling needs a simple mindset, and hard work.

Bowling

Are modern fast bowlers faster than their predecessors?

Scyld Berry, writing in the Daily Telegraph , says it could be impossible to establish whether modern fast bowlers are faster than their predecessors two decades ago, as no objective measurements have been made through the ages.

Bowling

The science of swing

Sports aerodynamics consultant and NASA scientist Rabindra Mehta on how weather conditions affect the ball’s aerodynamics, in the Dawn .

Bowling

A pace renaissance begins

Be it Vernon Philander, Pat Cummins or James Pattinson, Doug Bracewell or Umesh Yadav, pace has dominated in the most recent Test series, says Andrew Alderson, writing in the New Zealand Herald

Bowling

Talent drain in Test bowling

The ICC's annual Test XI underlines one thing in particular: that bowling stocks are at a generational nadir, writes Barney Ronay in the blog The Spin in the Guardian .