Neeraj Chopra offers some bowling advice to Jasprit Bumrah. “As a javelin thrower, I frequently discuss with bowlers how they can increase their speed by starting their run-up from a little further back.” “I like Bumrah’s style,” Chopra added.
Reigning Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra, who is credited with popularizing the javelin throw in India. Advised his favorite and India’s leading fast bowler, Jasprit Bumrah, on how to improve his pace. Neeraj, who was there at the ODI World Cup final at the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium. Praised Bumrah’s distinct bowling technique and named him his top fast bowler.
“I like Jasprit Bumrah; I find his action unique,” Neeraj stated during the Idea Exchange on the Indian Express.
Bumrah’s dominant performance in the World Cup enabled him to take 20 wickets, with his excellent ability to swing the ball both ways helping to India’s victory.
Despite Bumrah’s outstanding performance, Chopra proposed a modest tweak that might potentially speed up his pace.
“I believe he should lengthen his run-up to add speed.” As a javelin thrower, I frequently mention how bowlers may boost their speed by starting their run-up further back. “I like Bumrah’s style,” he continued.
“This was the first time I watched a match fully. ” Neeraj said of his experience as a fan witnessing the World Cup final between India and Australia. India had already lost three wickets when I boarded the plane. When I arrived, Virat (Kohli) bhai and KL Rahul were batting. I’m not sure about some of the technicalities. Batting throughout the day was difficult. Batting, I believe, grew easier in the evening. But our soldiers gave it their all. It’s simply not our day sometimes. But, to be honest, everyone had a terrific time.
“Perhaps the Australian team had a mental advantage at the start.” When they bowled, I saw they had a positive attitude. Finally, they had totally turned it over. They were confident in their game. ” He remarked, despite the difficult batting circumstances during the day.
Notably, Chopra is just the third javelin thrower in history to win both the Olympic and World Championship titles, following world record holders Jan Zelezny of the Czech Republic and Andreas Thorkildsen of Norway.
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