A seven-year-old boy from Jammu and Kashmir has earned reward from spin legend Shane Warne. A video of the boy bowling a googly that gave the impression to spin greater than a metre into the stumps had surfaced on Twitter and Warne retweeted that with the remark, “That is remarkable! Smartly bowled younger guy.”
That is remarkable ! Smartly bowled younger guy 👍 https://t.co/NfADPHXj4F
— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) 5 December 2018
The video, posted by means of a journalist based totally within the state, displays the boy taking a run-up this is fairly very similar to that of Harbhajan Singh, and bowling a supply that to start with appears to be touring large outdoor leg. However the ball takes a pointy flip after pitching and clips the stumps.
In replies to the tweet, the journalist known the boy as Ahmad and stated that he’s a resident of Ganderbal district in central Kashmir. The tweet that accompanies the video says that the ball grew to become “metre and a part” and tagged Warne.
After Warne’s Twitter reward for Ahmad, the younger boy turned into a subject of debate right through Fox Cricket’s lunch smash broadcast on day two of the continuing first Check between India and Australia. The published clipping on Fox Cricket’s Instagram web page has additionally garnered just about 50000 perspectives.
The video used to be posted in July 2018 whilst Warne spoke back to it on December 6. It has garnered over 65,000 perspectives. The journalist described because the “ball of the century,” which is a time period used to confer with Warne’s supply to disregard England’s Mike Gatting right through the 1993 Ashes.