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Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 09:17

junaid khan hamawelema long sleeve adinne mokada kiylath hoyana oone

Posted in: What the hell is going on? by Faizal Niyas (not verified) - Reply to this comment.
Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 06:27

This 'sour grapes' dumba** has NO IDEA that 15 degree rule was brought into the game, to 'accommodate' bowlers like Brett Lee, Glen McGrath, when it was found that even those guys exceed the 10 degrees(which was the limit at the time) :D))))))

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Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 04:28

Name No of Last Matches Overs Runs Wickets RPO Average

Lasith Malinga 9 66.1 424 12 6.42 35.33

Nuwan Kulasekera 6 37.5 238 0 6.35 - - -

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Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 03:26

This may be a planned incident by another player..:)

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Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 02:59

yeh, am also waiting to see if the 'IPL darlings'(Narine,Ashwin) get the same treatment as the rest.. :D)

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Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 01:21

@Uppercut: 11 year old or not thisara is a that type of player. dan oya kiyana widiyata mathews samugannakan hari injured wenakanhari thisara eliye inna oone. player kenek perform karaddi critizise karanna epa. eka digata out of form unoth critize kalaata kamak na. prasad ta kawadaawath ba thisarage replacement eka wenna. injured wela team eken eliye inna erangawa genalla thisarawa ain karanna kiyanna oheta pissuda? oyaa oya kiyana part time bowler has a better ODI bowling average than so called 'specialist fast bowlers'! lol Ohela wage haansi putu pandithainge comments kiyawala ehema team theruwoth ape cricket walata deiyangema pihitai.

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Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 23:17

Would be interesting to see whether Narine is reported, if I was to list the bowlers with the worst actions in international cricket it would be 1)Ajmal, 2)Narine and 3)Senanayake. So far Senanayake has been banned and Ajmal reported but Narine hasnt even though he has been playing. He is an important player for the IPL and Champions League, I might be wrong but this sudden interest in bowling actions doesnt smell good especially with a World Cup around the corner.

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Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 22:16

Even Piyal Wijetunga had suspect bowling action

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Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 22:08

It's obvious after the revamp of the ICC with big 3 taking over what is happening.
You had CA and ECB go through their lists first late last year and take action....now they aim to clean up the rest. SO must have been part of the package deal for the 3 to join together.
To date no Indian bowler mentioned.

Some of the blames lies with individual boards who let this issue slide, when they should have done more and junior and domestic levels.

Prosper is not really a mystery spinner, and not one that uses longsleeves to hide his elbow/arm.

He is more like Samuels...it's the quicker ball they are targeting.

Sometimes I also wonder if they are trying to get all these spinners measured as baseline measurements also in addition to stamping out unwanted actions. They really game up with their degree measures with no proper scientific analysis or proof. Just convenient numbers, 10, 15 etc.

ICC needs to not just spend its whole time focusing on off-spinners, and ensures fast bowlers are not ignored.

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Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 21:59

Actually it's much better this way than allowing bowlers to get to international level and get reported!

This was the way it was supposed to be, but when certain SLC officials did this in the past they received a backlash from those within.
Because of this you will see bowlers who were reported in domestic cricket amongst the Sri Lankan international squad even today.

It is much better for all including the player themselves issues are identified earlier. Its easier to make corrective changes/measures early on than at latter stages. And if its at international level there is a lot more mental pain, scrutiny etc for the player to deal with.

A lot of fans seem to think because we defended Murali, we should do same with every other Sri Lankan. The difference was Muthiah Muralidaran had/has a permanent deformity, and extraordinary rubber-like wrists, shoulder etc. This was evident with not only testing but bowling on live TV twice with a metal brace on.
The other bowlers can't use the same excuses, and trying to link them two him, just drags Murali's name through muddy water over and over again!

I am guessing from the recent pattern, maybe this is an ICC directive to SLC. Either way I applaud this approach taken by SLC now, and hope all Test/Associate boards do the same, not just for spinners but the pacemen too!

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