Originally Posted by Night_wolf
If i ask to compare a young Masrafi with anybody on the poll who do you think comes close?
i haven't seen most of them either. but the guy named TASKIN
could be a huge thing. He is the guy whom i've followed last year and met him personally.
he has just completed his SSC and is a 1st year student, soft spoken but possesses that killer instinct. he has just broken into the scene last year (made his debu in the premier league.)
he told me a story
of his own which goes like this:
his coach asked him to play in the 1st div. first but he insisted that he could play at the highest level. ultimately, he got a chance to prove himself in a practice match and his bowling figures in the 'challenge' (that was for him) match was 5-1-15-3! after that there was no looking back. he featured in all but one match for Old DOHS!
he was picked for the u-19 team that was scheduled to tour pakistan.
he is tall... comfortably above 6 ft.... may be around 6'-3", if not more, that too at this age!
the most encouraging fact about him is that he just goes out there to bowl fast! he wants to blow them away with pace....!
just wonder what a few months with Mr. Ian Pont or, at least, Mr. Geoff Lawson would've done to this budding kid ....!
i am not a specialist on pacers, but my instincts say....
this lad is a 'raw version of mash in-his-earlier-days!