Not Bothered About Who Is The Fastest, It Is About Contributing For The Team – Anrich Nortje On Comparisons With Umran Malik

Star South Africa National Cricket Team categorical pacer Anrich Nortje, whilst speaking about his comparisons with India National Cricket Team pacer Umran Malik, mentioned that he’s under no circumstances troubled about who’s the quickest bowler and his center of attention stays on contributing to the staff’s good fortune.

Express pacer Anrich Nortje is regarded as probably the most quickest bowlers on this planet as he possesses the facility to bowl the deliveries constantly at over 150kmph.

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Speaking at a press convention on Thursday, Anrich Nortje spread out on his comparisons with Umran Malik. He mentioned that he’s no longer troubled about who’s the quickest pacer and although he trains to get quicker he doesn’t take into consideration it at the box.

“Yeah, at this stage, I am not bothered about who is the fastest (bowler). Not really bothered about it who is the fastest and what the speed gun is, it is about contributing for the team. When I do train, when I am not playing, you obviously think about how can you get fast with the way you train, whatever you are doing. In the back of my mind, it would be something I will keep on striving towards but it is not something I think about when I go to the field,” mentioned Nortje all over a press convention on Thursday.

Nortje additional lauded Umran and mentioned that they aren’t competing to bowl the quickest ball.

“Umran Malik very good bowler, very fast bowler. He has shown what he can do. If he gets faster, great for him. If I get faster, great for me. I do not think we are at the stage where we are competing to bowl the fastest ball, it is about winning games and trying to contribute,” he added.

I feel everybody has been in excellent kind of shape – Anrich Nortje at the South African staff

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The Proteas pacer Anrich Nortje, who neglected a large number of cricket after struggling an harm closing 12 months, additional mentioned that he’s no longer but 100 in step with cent however he’s operating on it to achieve there.

“No. Not yet. Still working on it, still trying to find out one or two things. And body-wise, just getting there. It is about slowly increasing and slowly building it up. Not 100 per cent there where I want to be. I probably rate myself from where I was last year, end of IPL, the start of World Cup so still trying to get there,” mentioned Nortje.

“It is hard because some of the stuff is limited, some of the bowling is limited. You cannot always go out there and bowl 8-9 overs a day, so it is very limited. But so far, it has been a good challenge, it is something that will help me in the future. If there are any niggles or injuries going forward, some important things to take out from this,” he added.

Anrich Nortje, whilst speaking about South Africa’s bench energy, mentioned that everybody has been in excellent shape. He added that a number of gamers, who don’t seem to be getting a possibility within the taking part in XI, are acting higher than the gamers who’re taking part in, at some degree.

“I feel everybody has been in excellent kind of shape, everybody has been both taking part in within the IPL or coaching moderately arduous again house. It is good to peer that the blokes who’re at the bench are in point of fact virtually acting higher than the blokes at the pitch at some degree. 

“It would be really good to see when they get an opportunity, and how they go. I think Lungi Ngidi has not played for a long time, so excited to see if they go get an opportunity and how they go whenever they get an opportunity.”

Anrich Nortje and Kagiso Rabada
Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje. (Image Source: Twitter)

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