Explained: Why you don’t need ripped muscles and a long run-up to bowl at 150 kph like Umran Malik

Around 2008-09, an enticing rumour started to float on the Indian cricket circuit. It was said that Rajasthan Royals had a bowler called Atul Sharma whose every ball was a 150 kph thunderbolt. YouTube still has interviews of wide-eyed reporters capturing Sharma flexing his rippling muscles in the gym, flipping jumbo tractor wheels, hacking wooden … Read more