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Old April 19, 2019, 12:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Eshen
He is not necessarily a pacer for seaming wickets. His value is in unsettling batsmen with variation of line, length, and pace, which many suspect will be vital skills to have on WC batting friendly wickets.
Personally for me, if you don't have the numbers to show for, I won't buy it. Simple.

Taskin is not Brett Lee or Shoaib Akhter to unsettle batsmen with pace and bounce. That is just a myth. Plus in terms of pace, he is just above average by Bangladesh standard.

Also unsettling only works if you can keep it tight. Even bowlers with serious pace like Mohammed Asif, Wahab Riaz, or Mitchell Johnson used to release pressure with flurry of boundaries instead of unsettling batsmen.

Therefore, if you overlook numbers, you are likely to get buyer's remorse.
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