Pakistan pace legend Waqar Younis on Thursday feels the International Cricket Council (ICC) should consider using only one brand of ball in Test cricket as fast bowlers find it difficult to adjust while playing in different conditions across the world. The Pakistan cricket team played with the Dukes ball during their recent tour of England, where the visitors lost 0-1 a three-Test series. The 48-year-old, who has held different coaching positions with the national team since his retirement, is a big supporter of Dukes ball and believes it stays harder for longer than other brands and ‘made the saliva issue less of a problem’. “I have been a big advocate of the Dukes ball for many years but I feel that only one brand of ball should be used around the world for Test cricket,” Younis wrote in a column for the Pakistan Cricket Board. “It doesn’t matter which brand but the ICC should make that decision. It’s hard for bowlers to adjust to using different types of ball when they play around the world.” Besides Dukes, Kookaburra and SG are the other two cricket balls mainly used in international matches. While India uses SG, England, Ireland and the West… Read full this story
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