Ravichandran Ashwin losing originality, says former Test spinner Maninder Singh

Former India spinner Maninder Singh says had he coached Ravichandran Ashwin, he wouldn't have allowed his bowling to slip so far that he had to change his action.

updated: February 28, 2014 13:03 IST
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New Delhi: Former Indian spinner Maninder Singh feels off-spinner R Ashwin's international career is going haywire as he has turned into a defensive bowler after not being handled properly by the team management.

Ashwin, who has been struggling for a while, unveiled a new action in the ongoing Asia Cup, raising quite a few eyebrows for bowling full-sleeved.

"He has been trying so many variations. It generally happens that when you try too many things then you lose your originality and that is what is happening, and that is the worry for me," Maninder told 'ESPN Cricinfo'.

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