Srinath, Nehra hail Zaheer's World Cup show

Srinath and Nehra, who were Zaheer Khan's bowling colleagues when he struggled against Australia in the 2003 World Cup final, hail the left-armer's 2011 show.

updated: April 05, 2011 15:30 IST
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Mumbai: Those who have seen the evolution of Zaheer Khan from a shrill youngster, who let distractions get the better of him, to a master craftsman, the most skilful fast bowler in the world, must know about hardships the left-armer had gone through to reach his zenith.

When he finished the 2011 World Cup as the leading wicket-taker, Zaheer could at last put behind the nightmarish memories of Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden taking him to the cleaners at The Wanderers eight years ago.

The two seamers, who bowled alongside him, Ashish Nehra and Javagal Srinath, have hailed the resurgence of the 'Zak Attack'.

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