I’ll share tricks on how to bowl slower balls: Lasith Malinga on teaching Marcus Stoinis

first_imgI’ll share tricks on how to bowl slower balls: Lasith Malinga on teaching Marcus StoinisOn Monday, Sri Lanka lost to Australia by five wickets in their final warm up game ahead of the World Cup which begins in this part of the world from May 30.advertisement Indo-Asian News Service SouthamptonMay 28, 2019UPDATED: May 28, 2019 12:19 IST Lasith Malinga was seen teaching Marcus Stoinis how to bowl slower balls after the warm-up match (ICC video screengrab)HIGHLIGHTSMarcus Stoinis approached Lasith Malinga asking him for tips to bowl the slower ballMalinga is one of the great exponents of the slower ball and has unleashed it on many occasionsSri Lanka lost vs Australia by five wickets in their final warm up game ahead of the World Cup 2019Sri Lanka’s pace veteran Lasith Malinga said he is ready to help anyone on how to bowl the slower delivery, after he was seen sharing tips with Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis after their warm-up tie here.On Monday, Sri Lanka lost to the Aussies by five wickets in their final warm up game ahead of the World Cup which begins in this part of the world from May 30.But what caught everybody’s eye was Malinga sharing tips with Stoinis about how to send down a slower ball.Even after a heavy defeat, Lasith Malinga stuck around to teach Marcus Stoinis the secrets of his slower ball #SpiritOfCricket #CWC19 pic.twitter.com/xKtr1sJBfPCricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) May 27, 2019″Variations is very important in the short-format game. During IPL also he (Stoinis) had wanted to know how I bowl (it),” Malinga was quoted as saying by the ICC website.”I wanted to give him tips – that’s how cricket moves forward. Whoever wants to know, I will help them. I’ll share tricks on how to bowl slow balls, which situation you will use it, why you want to use the slow one,” the 35-year old said.Malinga is one of the great exponents of the slower ball and has unleashed it on many occasions to snare wickets. Recently, he was seen bowling the last over of the Indian Premier League final, pulling off a remarkable one-run victory for Mumbai Indians after backing himself to bowl the slower ball as his final delivery against Chennai Super Kings.advertisement”Skill comes first, then you have to analyse the game. That’s two things a bowler needs to (do well),” he said.Lasith Malinga shared a few trade secrets with Aussie allrounder Marcus Stoinis at the #CWC19 warm-up pic.twitter.com/CY0LKn4bHOcricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) May 28, 2019Malinga further said Jasprit Bumrah and Kagiso Rabada are currently the best among the fast bowlers.”Cricket is a batsman’s game,” he said, adding “but bowlers can change the game”.Also Read | World Cup 2019: Khawaja shines as Australia conclude warm-up in styleAlso Read | Great position to be in as compared to 10 months ago: Aaron FinchAlso Read | World Cup 2019: Angelo Mathews wants Sri Lanka to ’embrace the challenge’For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow Lasith MalingaFollow Marcus Stoinislast_img read more

Chaos at Pembrokeshire County Show as loose horse injures eight

Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Mr Davies also paid tribute to members of the public attending the show who reacted to the accident in a calm and helpful manner and who rendered valuable assistance.He added that the show would continue as planned tomorrow (Thursday, 16th August).Hannah Marie Jones, who was at the scene said: “Six people have been injured, some seriously after a loose horse galloped down the main thoroughfare at the County Show.”The Air Ambulance is at the scene along with police, local ambulances and St Johns. The area has been cordoned off and the horse has been captured.”A statement from the Pembrokeshire Show said: “We can confirm that there has been an incident at the Pembrokeshire County Show today. We are currently working with all the emergency services who are dealing with the situation. Six casualties are being assessed by Welsh Ambulance Services.” Police attend the incident in WithybushCredit:Wales News Service He said there would be a full review into the circumstances surrounding the accident. An air ambulance arrived at the scene at the Pembrokeshire County ShowCredit:WALES NEWS SERVICE “There are several people now being treated by medics, some were still scattered on the ground with what seemed to be head injuries.”An air ambulance landed here about 10 minutes ago and there are a few people being treated with oxygen masks.” A 12-year-old boy and 83-year-old man are among eight people injured by a runaway horse at the Pembrokeshire County Show.The Air Ambulance, police officers and local ambulance services are at the scene, in Withybush, west Wales, and five people have been taken to hospital.The casualties  were hurt when the show horse threw its rider and bolted out onto a busy walkway full of spectators.A spokesman for the Pembrokeshire Agricultural Society said: “A horse taking part in a competition – on the second day of the Pembrokeshire Show – threw its rider and jumped a fence into the crowd.”As a result there were eight casualties. We can confirm that there has been an incident at the Pembrokeshire County Show today. We are currently working with all the emergency services who are dealing with the situation. Six casualties are being assessed by Welsh Ambulance Services.— Pembrokeshire Show (@pembscountyshow) August 15, 2018 “Five people were taken to hospital including a 12-year-old boy and an 83-year-male. None of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.”Medical crews on duty at the Withybush showground helped treat the injured along with other members of the emergency services. An Air Ambulance attended the scene but was not required.The Chairman of the Pembrokeshire Agricultural Society’s Trustees, Mr Mike Davies, said: “At the moment our thoughts are with those who were injured.”We also want to thank the emergency services who were on the scene very quickly and assisted the injured.” Jonathan Twigg, who was at the show, told the BBC the horse bolted through the crowds.”A horse, presumably a show jumping horse seemed to break free from the area it was being held and just went on a rampage,” he said.”It bolted up the avenue through the crowds here and took maybe a dozen people out on the way as it just ran straight into them. Air Ambulance at the scene Police at the scene read more