Cummins is most complete fast bowler in world: McGrath

Australia’s Pat Cummins is the most complete fast bowler from the present crop of cricketers, says legendary Glenn McGrath.

McGrath answered 25 rapid-fire questions from ESPNCricinfo on a variety of topics.

Asked about most complete bowler in world cricket now, McGrath replied, “Pat Cummins. I like the way he goes by.”

One of the perfect fast bowlers by the 90s until late 2000s, McGrath believes that bowling to Brian Lara shall be barely harder than Tendulkar. He additionally revealed his secret wishlist, if he might take a Test hat-trick.

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“Tough,” he stated when given a selection between Lara and Tendulkar.

“I would go with Lara just (a bit) from my experience. The hat-trick wishlist would be Brian Lara, Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid.”

Sachin Tendulkar at full circulation as he pulls Glenn McGrath. (The Hindu Archives)   –  V.V. KRISHNAN

 Asked what supply, he didn’t possess in his armoury, he cheekily replied: “the 100miles per hour delivery.”

According to him, the bowlers who work rather a lot more durable than the batsmen, he stated, “Fast bowlers are better blokes, work harder and batsmen expect everything.”

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Given a selection of Mankading in a World Cup closing the place he has to get the final wicket however with solely two runs to defend, the legendary pacer stated that he would by no means do it.

He additionally feels that after watching Jim Carrey’s efficiency in Dumb and Dumber, he would love the Hollywood actor to play his position if a biopic is made.

“Brad Pitt or Hugh Jackman,” are his different decisions.

Not one recognized for elegant dressing, McGrath stated that he appreciated carrying outfits designed by Indian Sabyasachi.

The three non-cricketing legends that he was privileged to satisfy included Jamaican dash king Usain Bolt, tennis icon Roger Federer and five-time Olympic champion rower Steve Redgrave.

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