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Talking about the South African pitches, Kohli emphasised that team needs to have intent because the kind of bowling attack South Africa has, especially on these pitches they get extra bounce and they get extra pace off the wicket.
Federer took pace off his shots and used the drop shot repeatedly to catch Zverev out, racing through the second set.
Of Amar Singh, who tragically succumbed to pneumonia when just 29, the writer was even more complimentary: "He could make the ball swerve either way and at times cause it to dip, while his pace off the pitch was often phenomenal.
Although we're still fourth we are quite a bit off the pace off the Runcorn teams and then others have lots of games in hand.
That's when the wickets began to tumble though, with Glamorgan taking pace off the ball through the effective Meschede and Ingram in the middle overs.
Leicestershire came out all guns blazing, but we made a great comeback once we took the pace off the ball.
I think it was our third game on that wicket so it was a little bit slow and they learned from the way we bowled and took a little bit of pace off the ball and made it pretty hard for our batters.
from a for Pillans led (three Josh They learned from the way we bowled and took a little bit of pace off the ball and made it pretty hard for our batters.
However, I hit it into the ground and that took pace off the ball giving the keeper time to get across and make the save.
Murphy is physically stronger than he's given credit for and has a burst of pace off the shoulder when required.
The surface at Ashington is great - it takes a little bit of pace off the ball to make it more lifelike.
Dandy was recording his third win at the track in the 1m2f handicap when profiting from a canny ride from Cathy Gannon as she injected some pace off the home bend and scored with something in hand.