Watch: India men’s team bowling coach Bharat Arun talks about the science of fast bowling


India men’s cricket team bowling coach Bharat Arun said that dedication to the training methods is the reason the fast bowlers of the country are able to consistently clock good speed and produce results at the international level.

Arun was speaking to Indian women team’s head coach WV Raman during a video chat show titled Inside Out and said that the scientific nature of modern training has played a crucial rule in the improvement of Ishant Sharma and Co while also talking about the importance of good equipment.

“The equipment has come a long way since the days we started playing. Having a good pair of shoes then was a luxury,” said Arun before adding that the lack of proper footwear, playing on low quality grounds and wrong work ethics played a part in his knee injury.

Arun said the GPS trackers currently used by cricketers play an important role in workload management.

“When we talk of workload management, we are looking at the number of overs a bowler has bowled. In essence the tracker helps to monitor all the movements of a bowler in the cricket field. For example, a bowler runs around the equivalent of 20km on the field. And the tracker gives us a lot…

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