Fidel Edwards feels that India has a good pace attack

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Former West Indies pacer Fidel Edwards has recently stated that India has a great pace attack.

He also recalled that India won two back-to-back Test series in Australia all on the sheer strength of their pace attack Down Under.

India’s pacers are going to be under the scanner again in Australia, this time without the services of Jasprit Bumrah.

Although the return of Mohammad Shami is a good sign for the Men in Blue.

Also, there are still some doubts in the Indian camp on death over responsibilities.

While India’s young pacers are able to deliver in the Powerplay, the same cannot be said of them in the death overs.

Edwards, however, feels that India does have a quality attack.

Says Edwards,

Yeah, I do think so (on India having a weak pace attack). When they played Test series in Australia and won a Test series over there. It’s not easy to win a Test series over there in Australia. Playing Test cricket over there is probably more conducive or fast bowling than anything else and India did really well with it. They know that their fast bowling is gonna come good. India have quality fast bowlers, so I don’t think that’s gonna be much problem.

Edwards who himself was famous for his raw pace, said that a pacer can trouble a batter in Australian conditions.

For me, pacers can trouble any batsman. In a place like Australia one has to bowl as quickly as possible to test the batsman. For me, fast bowlers make cricket a spectacle. You wanna see fast bowlers and you wanna see guys who bowl in 90 plus and getting people over their seats.

Edwards was a part of the 2012 West Indies T20 World Cup squad and went on to win the title in Sri Lanka.

However, in recent times, West Indies is not the team it was during the old days.

But, Edwards is hopeful and says that the Caribbean Premier League is a promising start for them.

He has also asked everyone to give Nicholas Pooran some time and space as he is still new to his role as skipper.

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