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Old November 11, 2017, 02:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Eshen
^^ Both Fizz and Rubel are 5'11", an inch taller than Steyn. If you look at those examples, height does not seem to be any indication who will be more successful at Test cricket.

Think Hossain Ali is 5'10"
Fizz is about 5-11 or 6-0 even...around the same height as Riyad. Rubel is 5-9 or 5-10 and definitely shorter than Fizz by about 2 inches. Here's a good pic to show that Fizz is taller than Rubel:



McInnes stated that of all the great fast bowlers in modern times, very few have been under 6 feet tall (Marshall and Steyn being the only ones off the top of my head).

There have been a few good ones like Vaas and Ntini, but even those guys are exceptions rather than the rule.

Since 6-2 seems to be the upper height limit for Bangladeshis, we may not be able to produce a truly great quick, except by freak chance.

Holding, Garner, Walsh, Ambrose, Wasim, McGrath, Roberts, Starc, Cummins, Hazelwood, Rabada, Donald are all well over 6 feet.

Even Jimmy Anderson is 6-2 and isnt considered a tall or express quick who gets a lot of bounce.

So even Fizz is up against it due to his height, but he at least Waqar and Shoaib height, albeit yards slower.
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