The Indian National Cricket Team has seen some deadly fast bowlers in its history over the years. Although Team India boasts of deadly pacers in the present scenario that include Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
And, there have been some bowlers who might have started poorly during the inception of their international careers, but gradually rose to fame.
On the other hand, there have also been a few bowlers who have shown immense potential initially, but they gradually faded away.
10 Indian Pacers Who Shone Initially But Faded With Time
When Irfan Pathan first came, he was known for his great swing bowling. For the first 2-3 years, he created a stir in world cricket with his superb swing bowling. He also took a hat-trick in the over before his superb swing bowling against Pakistan in Karachi.
However, over time, Irfan Pathan lost both swing and pace and he was dropped from the Indian team due to poor performance.
Now his situation is so bad, that even the IPL franchises are not buying him.
Due to his poor performance, the Baroda team also dumped him. As a result, he moved to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K last domestic season and is now playing domestic cricket from there.