Sometimes one comes across singers, one feels the raagam flow through, so full of feeling is their singing. Wise people seem to refer to this as “bhaavam” (one of those words whose precise meaning is difficult to pin down). Watching some fast bowlers from Pakistan and Afghanistan one can “feel” the “bhaavam” of fast bowling truly coming through. So full of feeling, so much passion, no holding back, masters with both old and new ball, conventional swing, reverse swing, aggression (the non verbal kind), attack, defense etc;

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