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saliva on cricket ball


'Why not try external substance on ball if it is uniform across teams?': Bharat Arun

May 29, 2020 8:42 am

Anil Kumble, who led the ICC Cricket Committee that decided to ban the use of saliva as a part of health safety protocol, ruled out the possibility of allowing an external substance.

Interim measure, it will be back to normal once Covid situation under control: Anil Kumble on saliva ban

May 24, 2020 2:00 pm

The Anil Kumble-led panel recommended a ban on saliva to minimise the risk of infection. On Friday, the ICC, in its guidelines for resumption of the game, also suggested a bar on the practice.

Saliva ban can enhance skills of bowlers: Joe Root

May 24, 2020 11:41 am

The Anil Kumble-led ICC cricket committee has recommended banning the use of saliva to shine the ball when play resumes. The ICC has also barred the practice in its guidelines for resumption of cricket.

Cricketers will have to live with dangers of Covid-19: Gautam Gambhir

May 10, 2020 2:13 pm

Though social distancing is possible in cricket to a certain extent, other sports will find it tougher when sporting action resumes, said Gautam Gambhir.

Players must be adaptable to new laws: Marnus Labuschagne on banning use of saliva in cricket

May 05, 2020 1:11 pm

Marnus Labuschagne admitted that it would be strange if the practice is banned as the action has become a habit for the ball shiners on the field.

Michael Holding finds no logic in legalising ball-tampering, Waqar Younis says saliva must

April 28, 2020 9:02 am

The West Indies great also questioned the ICC for shifting its stand on the issue by allowing foreign substance instead of saliva or sweat.