Zaheer Khan Profile: India’s ‘thinking bowler’ gets a new role


Former Indian gait bowler Zaheer Khan is now a bowling coach.

The appointment of Zaheer Khan as group India’s bowling manager combined utterly a stir in a cricketing world. Not because he does not have adequate certification in terms of grave coaching though since it was simply not expected. Zaheer, who has been India’s gait spearhead for scarcely a decade had recently late from general cricket. But frequency anyone approaching to bag a purpose of a bowling coach.

While Zaheer might not have believe in coaching what he does have is a resources of experience. Known as one of a best Indian quick bowlers, Zaheer took 311 wickets in 92 Test matches that he played. In ODIs, he picked adult 269 wickets. He also had a unusual World Cup debate in 2011 and led India to a second World Cup triumph.

But what finished him mount detached was his ability to use a round sensibly in conditions – both suitable and unsuited for join and swing. He was widely famous as one of a best exponents of pitch bowling and was also regarded a meditative bowler by a mythological Sachin Tendulkar. Few bowlers in a story of Indian cricket had some-more control on their qualification as Zaheer Khan and if he can pass on a believe and knowledge to a stream stand afterwards Indian gait bowling will advantage a lot. The likes of Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav have been bowling good though a believe of Zaheer Khan will usually supplement to their developments streamer into a 2019 World Cup.  Even youngsters such as Mohammed Siraj and Basil Thampi who are watchful in a wings, if given a possibility will have a lot to learn from a gifted Zaheer.

It might be removed here that Zaheer had voiced perceptiveness in donning a purpose of India’s bowling coach. “I haven’t unequivocally designed that distant ahead. But in terms of keenness, yes, a perceptiveness is there. It is something that we have finished via my personification career also. If there is someone who wants my advice, we have always been there for them.”, he told in an interview.

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