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Legalising ball-tampering: Here's what veterans Holding, Waqar, Donald said

The International Cricket Council, during its recent CEC meeting, considered the use of artificial substances on the ball instead of saliva

Legalising ball-tampering: Here's what veterans Holding, Waqar, Donald said
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Pakistan legend Waqar Younis made it clear that use of saliva is a must and can't be done away with when competitive cricket resumes.

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West Indies great Michael Holding has rejected suggestions that cricketers be allowed to change the natural condition of balls with a foreign object--a precautionary measure called in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
 
Holding believes there is 'no logic' behind the reported move as players will anyway be playing the game in a safe environment and use of saliva on the ball shouldn't be an issue.
 
The International Cricket Council (ICC), during its recent CEC meeting, considered the use of artificial substances on the ball instead of saliva.
 
"I have read that ICC is contemplating preventing people from

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First Published: Apr 28 2020 | 4:03 PM IST

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