Glenn McGrath
Glenn McGrath. (Photograph by Ryan Pierse/Getty Photos)

Australian bowling legend and former cricketer Glenn McGrath, in his newest interview, has revealed that he doesn’t like witnessing quick bowlers give up their tempo for accuracy because the sheer tempo is exclusive and can’t be taught to the bowlers. He additionally shared his views on India’s tempo bowling sensation Umran Malik, who turned heads together with his blistering tempo within the IPL 2022.

Glenn McGrath, who registered a sensational 949 wickets in worldwide cricket for the Aussies, is broadly considered the best quick bowler of his era and is the second main wicket-taker in Exams amongst quick bowlers with 563 scalps. The legendary paceman acknowledged that he thrives on watching quick bowlers working arduous to achieve accuracy slightly than lowering their tempo for accuracy.

McGrath additionally spoke about India’s younger tearaway pacer Umran Malik, who has the power to clock over the 150kph mark with relative ease. Though the pacer has struggled for accuracy, he’s nonetheless within the nascent levels of his profession and has acquired plenty of promise going ahead. The Aussie revealed that he hasn’t watched a lot of the Indian fast however is impressed together with his electrifying tempo.

“I haven’t seen an enormous quantity of Umran Malik however the truth that he can bowl at a superb tempo is spectacular. The sheer tempo is exclusive. You’ll be able to’t train somebody to bowl 150-plus, they’ve acquired to have the ability to naturally do this. I hate seeing bowlers decelerate to get management. I wish to see bowlers working tougher on management, placing the effort and time within the nets to get to know their recreation whereas nonetheless bowling on the high tempo. As a result of somebody who bowls in extra of 150 kph may be very uncommon,” McGrath mentioned in an interview with

You’ve acquired to be ready to work arduous and put your physique by way of ache: Glenn McGrath

The Australian legend travels to India yearly to groom younger and upcoming quick bowlers as he oversees the continuing on the MRF Tempo Basis in Chennai as a director. He shared the attributes the academy seems to be out for when scouting younger skills.

“We’re, firstly, searching for quick bowlers. You will get somebody to bowl a yard or two faster, however you possibly can’t flip a 130-kph seamer right into a 150-kph tearaway. Then secondly, we ask the query: are they ready to work arduous? You’ve acquired to have a extremely good work ethic to be a quick bowler. You’ve acquired to be ready to work arduous and put your physique by way of ache. After which on high of every part, psychological power, and angle,” he added.