360 degree switch bowling

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360 degree switch bowling

Postby Going South » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:41 am

watch this video

http://www.bcci.tv/videos/id/7047/switc ... whats-that


During a recent match a left-arm spinner tried something that had viewers spinning, literally. The bowler does a 360 degree turn before delivering. Unfortunately for the bowler the umpire called it a dead ball.

https://m.hindustantimes.com/cricket/wa ... TFfoL.html

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360 degree switch bowling

Postby Going South » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:43 am

if switch hit is legal i say switch bowling also should be legal.

the game is too batsman favoring.

that ball should not have been called a dead ball.

i want batsmen surprised for a change.

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Re: 360 degree switch bowling

Postby Paddles » Fri Nov 09, 2018 1:00 am

I see no reason for that to be a dead ball in the existing rules.

As long as he stated which arm he is using, as required to do under the rules, then the delivery is legitimate subject to wides and no balls.

They're trying to claim it is "unfair". I disagree. The bowler is making himself dizzy doing this.

This is much more unfair:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YvgVKRmjsA

I'd ban the latter and keep the former.
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