Published: May 24, 2020 11:41:05 am
England captain Joe Root feels the ban on utilizing saliva to shine the ball to fight the Covid-19 menace would possibly enhance the skills of the bowlers, who should work more durable to get one thing out of the pitch.
The Anil Kumble-led ICC cricket committee has really helpful banning the use of saliva to shine the ball when play resumes. The ICC has additionally barred the observe in its tips for resumption of cricket.
However, Root stated it might “work in our favour and up skill levels.”
“Not having the assistance that you might normally have means your accuracy has to improve,” he was quoted as saying by metro.co.uk.
“Guys should discover one other approach to get one thing out of the floor, whether or not that’s a bit extra effort, altering angles on the crease, utilizing the wobble seam they won’t have of their locker.
“It could develop our bowlers in a four or five-week period.”
The difficulty has led to divided opinions amongst previous and current cricketers throughout the globe.
While Australian quick bowler Pat Cummins has urged the sport’s custodians to come back out with an alternate choice to strike a steadiness between bat and ball, former West Indies pacer Michael Holding has solid doubts on the use of synthetic substance.
Spin legend Shane Warne has urged that one facet of the ball be made heavier to make sure that it doesn’t want any shining.
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