Rabada picks Akhtar’s pace, Steyn’s aggression in his perfect pacer qualities


Karachi: South African pacer Kagiso Rabada has revealed that he would like to have the pace of Shoaib Akhtar and Dale Steyn’s aggression in his perfect fast bowler.

The 25-year also revealed the attributes that he would like to have from some of the other greats during an Instagram live session.

“If I had to become a bowler by combining the best of all fast bowlers of all time, I would pick the pace of Shoaib Akhtar, the line and length of Glenn McGrath, the aggression of Dale Steyn, and the swing of Jimmy Anderson – that’s the bowler I would love to be,” Rabada said.

Rabada also stated when asked about the batsmen from the past he would have loved to bowl at. “I think Kevin Pietersen, Sachin Tendulkar, Vivian Richards, and Ricky Ponting would be the batsmen I would love to bowl to,” he added.

He has featured in 43 Tests, 75 ODIs, and 24 T20Is for South Africa and has managed to take 244 international wickets. He currently ranks on the fifth spot in the ICC Test and ODI Rankings.

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