I’m 5ft 3inches, can I become a fast bowler?
Interesting question. Although long levers are desirable in fast bowling, they’re not everything. There are plenty of bowlers under 6ft who have bowled extremely fast. So I wouldn’t worry too much about height. Just work hard, make your action as efficient as possible and stay fit!
All the best.
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