Kapil Dev calls him “My Hero.” V. V. S. Laxman is convinced India has found a “confident” bowler. Fans are loving his controlled aggression. Yes, T. Natarajan, the smiling assassin, is the bowler to celebrate ahead of the Test series against Australia.
Without wanting to compare, there are shades of Irfan Pathan and R. P. Singh; both left-armers had arrived with a bang. Pakistan great Wasim Akram would have loved working with Natarajan because such bowlers always excited him. Bowlers who could rattle the batsmen with a bouncer, yorker or the one that slants away.
Remember the dismissal of AB de Villiers during the Indian Premier League (IPL) recently when Natarajan got the ball to leave the in-form batsman, who ended up edging the ball. That was Natarajan at his peak.
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