Times of Oman
Price in RO
24ct / gm
22ct / gm
Forex Rates vs R01
Back to Homepage
Indian Premier League 2014: Slower ones proving effective for Mohit Sharma
May 03, 2014 , 11 : 10 pm GST
SAVE THIS ARTICLE
Mohit Sharma is currently the top wicket taker. Photo – BCCI
Chennai Super Kings fast bowler Mohit Sharma said his slower deliveries are working wonders and hoped they would get better on the slower Indian pitches during the Indian Premier League (IPL).
"It is definitely one of the deliveries that I use a lot. I have been bowling the slower one since a long time.
"The slower one has begun to prove more effective because the wickets have been on the slower side. Hopefully, it continues to get me wickets in the future as well," Mohit was quoted as saying by IPLT20.com.
Mohit, who is the Purple Cap holder and leading the wickets table with 11 scalps, said he uses the slower deliveries according to the batsman.
"There is also a knack of bowling that slower one and using it according to the situation. When the batsman is on a roll and trying to hit you outside the off-stump, you need to bowl the slower one at a proper line and length that could make it difficult for the batsman to connect," said Mohit.
The young fast bowler also said that skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni also advises him at times.
"Dhoni 'bhai' (brother) makes me understand all these things, like which batsman is moving which way and how I have to bowl my deliveries, which is of great help," he said.
On the Super Kings performance, Mohit said: "There is still a long way to go in the tournament. We are still in the middle part of the tournament. We have to work hard and keep up the good work."
Mohit said there is not much difference between the pitches in India and the UAE.
"I don't think there was much of a difference in the wickets between here and UAE. Wickets back in UAE and the pitch that we played here were on the slower side. We didn't want to experiment much. We just wanted to work on the slower side aspect of the wicket," he said.
Rate this Article
Rates : 3, Average : 5
Post a Comment
Did you like this section? Leave a comment!
Your Name :
Your Email Address :
Your Comment :
Enter Image Text:
Back to Article
May 04 at 8 : 02 am
mohit is very good fast bolwer of csk and also in indian team ...i will definitely won purple if he [played like this ...
Latest in this section
Tour de France cycling: Majka closes in on polka dot jersey as Nibali gains more ground
Cricket: South Africa mull extra pace option to win series
Fifa World Cup: Mourning Dutch postpone discussion on Russia World Cup
Senior football stars Nandy, Lawrence, Dias picked by Indian Super League franchises
Oman Sail four points off the podium at Tour de France a la Voile
TOP RATED ARTICLES
Just people on the deserted beach
Saleh Al Shaibany
Diabetics need to exercise caution during the month of Ramadan
His Majesty’s long-term vision spurred growth: MPPH chairman and editor-in-chief
Oman Air connects Duqm
Times News Service
His Majesty receives Renaissance Day greetings
More in News
More than just a moustache - Adolf Hitler vs Charlie Chaplin
Urban gardens greening Berlin rooftops, airfield
Italian violinist strikes a chord with street children
Tips for writing a good article
How to choose your writing form and communicate your creative thoughts
Natasja Engholm - Special to Times of Oman
More in Features
Arrogance will one day destroy America
Media doesn’t tell real story of Middle East
Commendable maiden effort of the new government
Syrian ‘moderates’ aren’t so moderate in Iraq
Isis is the backlash of an unreal revolution
More in Columns
Copyright © 2012 Muscat Press & Publishing House SAOC. All rights reserved. Times of Oman is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.
For reprint rights contact:
TOO Online Editorial