Former South African skipper and all-rounder Shaun Pollock has said that ex-Indian speedster Javagal Srinath was one of the best as well as the finest bowlers but did not get the credit that he deserved. Srinath has helped India win many matches by making the ball talk and also had the ability of picking up wickets on any conditions either home or away.
During a recent interaction with West Indies legend Michael Holding and veteran English pacer Stuart Broad, Pollock said that the Srinath did not get the credit that he deserved. The South African great also went on to add that there were many great fast bowlers in his era who had made a lethal combination which included the likes of Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis for Pakistan and Curtly Ambrose and Courtney Walsh for West Indies and Glenn McGrath and Brett Lee for Australia. He further added that the English duo of James Anderson and Stuart Broad are one of the best bowling pairs in modern-day cricket.
Two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the extension of Coronavirus lockdown, the BCCI formally suspended the 13th edition of the IPL on Thursday until further notice. In a media advisory issued by the board, BCCI Secretary Jay Shah stated that the IPL Governing Council of the BCCI has decided that the IPL 2020 Season will be suspended and will only commence when it is safe and appropriate to do so.
"BCCI will continue to monitor and review the situation regarding a potential start date in close partnership with all of its stakeholders and will continue to take guidance from the Government of India, State Governments and other State Regulatory bodies," said BCCI. The season which was set to commence on March 29 was earlier deferred to April 15 with the rising number of cases.