Former Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal has claimed that Ravichandran Ashwin was avoided worldwide cricket for six months in order that the International Cricket Council (ICC) wouldn’t ban him for suspect bowling motion and he work on correcting it. Ajmal, who himself had confronted a ban after the ICC had deemed his motion unlawful, mentioned that whereas batsmen and quick bowlers have some guidelines of their favour, spinners have been frolicked to dry, as he criticised the strict 15 levels arm bending rule.
Ajmal then alleged that Ashwin was saved out of worldwide cricket in order that he can get away and not using a ban.
(*6*) Ajmal mentioned in a Youtube interview with Cricwick.
“During that period, Ashwin was out from cricket for six months. Why is that? So you can work on him and your bowler doesn’t get banned,” Ajmal mentioned.
“They don’t care if a Pakistan bowler gets banned. They only care about money,” he concluded.
Recently, Ashwin denied media experiences that he had requested for ICC to loosen up the 15-degree rule to assist bowl the “doosra”.
Ashwin’s clarification got here as some media experiences cited the off-spinner’s YouTube channel and quoted him as wanting the apex cricket physique to loosen up the rule.
Taking to Twitter, Ashwin cited an article and replied: “Really?? Pls, don’t carry the wrong stuff!! I will never say such a thing.”
In one other tweet, the spinner mentioned: “Wrong wrong wrong!! My channel is done for all the right reasons and audience to know cricket better. If you can’t get such basic stuff right in translation, pls don’t carry such poor news.”
Ashwin has taken 409 wickets in 78 Tests at a mean of 24.69, together with 30 five-wicket hauls and 7 10-wicket hauls. He can be India’s fourth-highest wicket-taker within the longest format.
He is predicted to subsequent be in motion within the final of the inaugural World Test Championship in opposition to New Zealand starting Friday.
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