Want to try something different to see if it makes me more competitive: Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin interacted with the media ahead of India's match against Australia where he addressed the different experiments he would consider trying to become a better bowler.

updated: March 29, 2014 18:01 IST
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Mirpur: India's top off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Saturday made an innocuous media conference interesting when he said his 'Sunil Narine-like action' during Asia Cup was prompted by a thought as to whether "he can do a little bit with his elbow" wearing a "full-sleeve" jersey.

Ashwin did not take any names but his statement raised a question mark on whether some of the off-break bowlers in the international circuit are getting unfair advantage or not.

"I wanted to do something different (on his Narine-like action). Unless you try, you won't find out what can work or not. I had never bowled in full-sleeves before. So I wanted to see how it would feel. That's point number one," he said.

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