How newspapers prepared Rajasthan fast bowler to get his deliveries right—and he has 50 wickets this season to show


Karnataka is playing Rajasthan in the quarter-finals of the Ranji Trophy in Bangalore. The Hindu has a feature on Rajasthan’s left-arm seam bowler, Tanveer Ul-Haq, who has bagged 50 wickets this season.

Tanveer, 27, worked as car mechanic and then as a newspaper delivery boy before a life in cricket beckoned him:

“I worked as a newspaper delivery boy for six months, earning a monthly salary of Rs 300. I would wake up at 4 am, offer prayers, deliver newspapers on my friend’s cycle, and then head for cricket practice.”

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Shekhar Gupta on the Indian Express and the Hindu

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