09/09/2008

Why pick a bowler with a suspect action?

Makarand Waingankar asks in his column in 'THE HINDU'.

 

It is common knowledge that the Gujarat off-spinner Mohnish Parmar's action is suspect. BCCI's Director of Umpires S.Venkatraghavan and his colleagues have deemed his action is faulty after analyzing his action on video tapes for a mammoth 10 hours.

 

Yet he has represented India on the tour to Israel and played in the team against Australia A at Bangalore.

 

Makarand argues it better for all concerned that the bowler undergoes corrective rehabilitation.

 

I find Makarand's argument valid as it will certainly mar Mohnish Parmar's psyche if he is banned.

 

Do you agree with me?

 

 

 

5 Comments:

Anonymous Homer said...

wasnt he part of the 20 odd bowlers whose actions were suspect and who had to undergo corrective training at the NCA?

09/09/2008, 07:39  
Anonymous Ottayan said...

Homer,

Yes he is in the list. However, the article in the Hindu says he has not undergone any corrective training.

09/09/2008, 08:52  
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09/09/2008, 11:59  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Follow the link - Parmar was cleared before the selection to India A. http://www.hindustantimes.com/StoryPage/StoryPage.aspx?sectionName=&id=6cf6db10-d384-434b-8103-b78529c4ebb7&&IsCricket=true&Headline=Venugopal+in+BCCI%e2%80%99s+list+of+chuckers

10/09/2008, 20:01  
Blogger Ottayan said...

Anon,

Appreciate the link.

11/09/2008, 13:38  

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