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Flashback: Azhar’s T20 Camp, Day 3

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Azhar Mahmood’s Twenty20 camp returns to Dubai Sports City this February, from the 8th to the 12th of the month. Back by popular demand after last year’s event was enthusiastically met by cricket lovers in the region, here is what transpired on Day 3 of the camp at the ICC Academy.

The T20 specialist helped the youngsters at the Academy find the perfect line and length when it came to bowling. They were fortunate to benefit from his expertise, with each one of them receiving tailor-made modifications to their techniques.

With some of them specialising in spin and others preferring faster, pacier forms of delivery, they would’ve surely been pleased to learn the art of the perfect delivery from him.


As the day progressed, the Azhar imparted to the kids the skill of batting in the death overs. It was an event that ably drew in not just the young ones, but a few of veterans of the sport as well, with even coach Adnan Sabri lashing a fierce drive over the top of the covers for six.

“The idea was that we’d done the camp according to, on the first two days, where the skill levels are, what kind of bowlers they are,” explained Azhar It was easier for them to understand the method so they were bowling really well.”

“On the first two days, I was watching these guys and then I was helping them get the skill levels, so it is really important for them to have these deliveries.”

Azhar Mahmood’s Twenty20 camp takes place from the 8th to the 12th of February from 7pm to 9pm. To register or enquire, please call 971 (0)4 4481355 or visit the ICC Academy at Dubai Sports City.