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Tom Curran accepts the Virat-Rohit challenge ahead of the IPL


England pacer Tom Curran is a well known entity in the cricket world. The pacer was instrumental in England’s win against South Africa in the recently-concluded T20I series. The pacer has been a part of Rajasthan Royal’s in the Indian Premier League for the third year now.

After playing a great part in the second match of the series against South Africa where he bowled an excellent final over to win the match for his team by 2 runs, the England player is now looking to take on the likes of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

While terming himself a great fan of the way the duo of Kohli and Rohit bat, he has set his focus on stopping the duo with his skills. The pacer will be up against the two of the world’s most destructive batsmen within 40 days from now.

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“I think they [Rohit, Kohli] are world-class players and it is about as a bowler looking to executing my plans and looking at my skills than theirs. It will be a great challenge and one that I looking forward to,” Tom Curran said.

The pacer also talked about the delivery that he bowled in Durban to dismiss Bjorn Fortuin off the last ball of the innings to win England the game. “That was really big. It is just one of those things and had that last ball gone for four, it would have been a completely different thing. It is just about trying to execute your skills and judge yourself on that rather than the other way round. We have seen T20 cricket is a batter”s game and you want to keep it simple and execute your skills,” he pointed.

Tom Curran will be one of the regulars in the playing XI consisting the likes of Steven Smith, Ben Stokes and many others. Primarily a bowler, Curran is also a handy batsman down the order.



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