From spiker to fast bowler: How lanky Prasidh Krishna became the newest pace sensation


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Father Murali was a fast bowler, who represented college, while mother Kalavathi was a state-level volleyball player. At 14, Prasidh Krishna had to take a difficult call – to pursue volleyball or cricket.

India’s Prasidh Krishna (Source: Reuters)

By the time he turned 14, Prasidh Krishna had to take a difficult call. Whether to pursue volleyball or cricket. Genetics perhaps played a role in this tall teenager from Bangalore’s Carmel School, excelling in these two different sports.

Advise from former Karnataka first-class cricketer Srinivas Murthy, who was Krishna’s coach at Carmel School, made Krishna follow in his father’s footsteps.



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