MUMBAI: Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag alleged Pakistan’s right-arm speedster, Shoaib Akhtar of chucking whereas bowling on the worldwide degree.
Sehwag, whereas talking on an Indian TV present Home of Heroes, alleged that the Pakistani fast used to ‘jerk his elbow’ whereas bowling on the worldwide degree.
“Shoaib knows he used to jerk his elbow; he knew he was chucking too,” Sehwag stated.
The former Indian batter then in contrast Shoaib along with his Australian counterpart Brett Lee and revealed it was simpler to choose the latter’s deliveries whereas additionally admitting that he used to fear the Pakistani fast.
“Why would ICC ban him otherwise? Brett Lee’s hand came down straight, so it was easy to pick the ball. But with Shoaib, you could never guess where the hand and the ball will come from,” he stated.
“I never feared facing Brett Lee, but with Shoaib, I could not trust what he would do if I hit him twice to the fence. Maybe a beamer or a toe-crushing yorker,” Sehwag added.
Sehwag then named legendary Kiwi pacer Shan Bond because the hardest bowler he has confronted.
“His [Bond’s] deliveries would come swinging into your body, even if he bowled outside off stump,” he acknowledged.