The Jamaican track superstar, the world record holder in the 100m and 200m and eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt. Who is working with the Australian Cricket Team to improve their runing speed off the mark.
Retired Jamaica sprinter and world’s fastest man Usain Bolt. Who is improving the running speed of members of the Australian cricket team run between wickets. And during the upcoming Ashes series, which starts at The Gabba in Brisbane on 23rd November.
Need to improve you running between wickets?
Well, the World famous Usain Bolt will have the answers for you. Before the Ashes kicks off on November 23. Australian cricketers have called on the retired sprinter king Usain Bolt to boost their running between wickets.
The world’s fastest man told the newspaper, “It is all about explosiveness and that’s one thing I have notice with cricket. They don’t really have a lot of explosiveness when they’re running”.
“They seem to always take off at a slow rate. Getting that right will definitely help people.”
Usain Bolt as of now is 31 years old. Who retire from athletics after August’s World Championships in London. He said, he was trying to increase the awareness of running while batting.
Australian batsman Peter Handscomb said Bolt’s tips were welcomed ahead of Thursday’s first Ashes Test in Brisbane.
“He was giving us a few pointers on how to get a little bit faster,” Handscomb said. “We’ll give it a crack.
“He was trying to get us nice and low in the turn and in and out. The first couple of steps are key and if we can get them right, we’ll be fast.
“Obviously he’s the fastest man ever so if we can have the title with him, that’d be cool.”
Bolt said he is busy after retirement preparing for a tilt at football.
Though the Aussies participate in a practice session in which track star. Who also plays cricket, imparted quickness technique when running between the sticks.
“We’ll give it a crack. He was trying to get us nice. And low in the turn and in and out. The first couple of steps are key and if we can get them right We’ll be fast.