First cricketer that comes to mind when we talk about chucking is the legendary Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan, who remained in news throughout his career, either for his superlative performances with the ball or for his controversial bowling action.
New Zealand`s perseverance with their frontline bowlers paid off eventually as the visitors completed a 53-run victory over the West Indies in the last hour of the third and final Test match at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Monday.
West Indies cricket coach Ottis Gibson has said that he has no doubts that spinners Shane Shillingford and Marlon Samuels will overcome the latest setback over their bowling actions, according to reports.
West Indies spinner Shane Shillingford is "gutted" at being banned for using an illegal bowling action but hopes to return to international cricket soon, national coach Ottis Gibson said in New Zealand Tuesday.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) monday announced that an independent biomechanical analysis has found the bowling action of West Indies` off-spinner Shane Shillingford to be illegal and, as such, the player has been suspended from bowling in international cricket.
Brendon McCullum and Ross Taylor capped a dominant day`s play for New Zealand with centuries as the hosts reached 367 for three at the close of the first day of the first test against West Indies at University Oval in Dunedin on Tuesday.
West Indian spinner Sunil Narine, who had bewildered New Zealand in Tests and ODIs, has reportedly been recalled into the tourists` Test squad for the three-match series, starting at Dunedin from December 3.
West Indies off-spinner Shane Shillingford, who has been the stand-out performer for the visiting team in the ongoing two-match Test series, said he was geared up for the challenge to play India in its own backyard.