Lahiru Kumara: all brawn and no brains

by Rex Clementine This Lanka Premier League (LPL) has produced some thrilling contests and probably the best of them all was the clash between Colombo Stars and Kandy Warriors with Seekkuge Prasanna helping Stars to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat this week. Some inexplicable fast bowling by Lahiru Kumara did contribute to Warriors […]

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  1. Yep that was poor from Kumara and I have made this point many times over, bowling fast is only relevant if you can control that speed. Some of the best death bowlers in the world are actually not speed merchants – Dwayne Bravo for example. The other point is swing is more important than pace and swing (in the Vaas mold) should be our deal as we seldom have the physique of conditions for all out pace but swing should work well in our conditions.