Young Mudassir Gujjar, a 21-year-old cricketer from Pakistan, is aiming at turning into the tallest bowler to play cricket. Gujjar is a big of a person, standing at 7 ft 6 inches tall and hopes to overhaul Mohammad Irfan because the tallest bowler to play worldwide cricket. Gujjar was a part of the player growth program with Pakistan Super League aspect Lahore Qalandars last yr and has been sharpening his expertise to grasp his dream of enjoying cricket for his nation.
“My height is a blessing as I can run faster and be the fastest bowler,” he was quoted as saying by Mail Online. “I started training seven months ago to become a bowler but because of the Covid-19 pandemic, there is a pause. I hope one day I will be the tallest bowler in the world.”
The tallest bowler presently on this planet is Irfan, however in contrast to the left-arm pacer, Gujjar is a spinner. There have been occasions when Gujjar felt misplaced because of his peak – having to get custom-made sneakers and different gear that may suit his measurement – however through the years, the 21-year-old has not just come to phrases with it, however even embraced the truth that he stands at over 7 and a half ft.
“I was the tallest child in the school and in the neighbourhood. I was already six-foot tall when I was ten and by the time I was in high school, I was above seven feet tall. My parents were worried as I kept growing. They were not able to understand why I was growing taller than my siblings and if it will later cause any troubles for me,” Gujjar stated.
“People now meet me with a smile, they are in awe of me. It makes me feel good. I feel special. I may have trouble doing things like a normal person but my height is God’s gift and I am thankful to him. I am popular and I enjoy the attention.”