• Tuesday, May 21, 2024

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Bowler in Indian police uniform impresses with wicket-shattering pace at nets; WATCH

One netizen said that the cop was bowling better than Arjun Tendulkar, the son of the legendary Sachin Tendulkar who bowls left-arm pace.

An Indian policeman bowls in a cricket practice session. (Picture: Mumbai Indians Twitter account/@mipaltan)

By: Shubham Ghosh

WHILE India remains a cricket-crazy country, excitement around the game is even rising as the 50-world cup approaches and recently, a man caught the eyes of social media for doing something special — shattering a batter’s stumps at will while bowling at the nets wearing a uniform. Not a cricketing one but that of the police!

Mumbai Indians, one of the successful franchises of India’s popular Indian Premier League (IPL) recently posted a video of the incident and the bowler, who has a nice side-arm action, was called the greatest net bowler.

While the place was not mentioned, one would believe that it was from Mumbai.

In a caption accompanying the video, the Indians wrote, ‘Hello 100 (emergency police number), we’d like to report a case of fiery pace’.

The policeman bowler dismantled the timber of the batters facing him a number of times.

Netizens came up with diverse reactions to the video with one saying he is a better bowler than Arjun Tendulkar, son of Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar who is a left-arm seamer. Another asked whether the policeman could bowl that well to the son of his senior officer.

Some found fault with the batters saying they picked his deliveries late.

Another netizen asked the Mumbai Police to allow the cop t

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