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IPL 2020: Kagiso Rabada Talks About His Art of Perfecting Yorkers

Kagiso Rabada (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

South African pacer Kagiso Rabada is one of the young bowlers in recent times who has perfected bowling the yorkers at regular intervals in a cricket match. In this IPL season as well, it is the yorker which has been his top delivery.

The highest wicket-taker in IPL 2019 has started the season on a good note helping Delhi Capitals to win two back to back games before they faltered against SRH. Kagiso Rabada in an interview with the Times of India said that yorkers are the best deliveries to bowl in T20 cricket.

“Yorkers are the best deliveries on this format, and when you execute them effectively, you have received one of the best probability of dominating batsmen. It is advisable to be in the fitting mindset or assured sufficient of what you’re going to do, and plan it earlier than executing.

In case you really feel at the moment is your day, every little thing goes in accordance with the plan, then it is best to give it a shot,” Kagiso Rabada said. 

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However, the Delhi Capitals pacer said that it is not always easy to nail yorkers consistently.

“On a distinct day, it may be a distinct story altogether, you would possibly miss out on executing it and will face penalties of it,” he stated.

Kagiso Rabada Recalls His Duel With Andre Russell in IPL 2019 Super Over

Kagiso Rabada helped Delhi Capitals beat Kings XI Punjab in the Super Over as he conceded just two runs, in the second game of IPL 2020. He fondly remembers bowling to Andre Russell in the Super Over in 2019, where he helped his team win that game as well in Delhi.

“Yorkers are one of the best choices for a Tremendous Over, however as I stated, one has to execute it completely. What number of instances you have been capable of nail a yorker within the sport is what excites the bowler, and that is the great thing about it,” Rabada recalled his Super Over duel with Andre Russell.

After losing to SRH, Delhi Capitals will play KKR next in Sharjah on October 3. Another Rabada vs Russell battle is, therefore, on the cards.

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