ICC Crackdown on Chuckers 20 Years Too Late: Darrell Hair

Darrell Hair said the likes of Muttiah Muralitharan, Harbhajan Singh and Saqlain Mushtaq got away lightly.

updated: October 14, 2014 00:34 IST
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File photo of Muttiah Muralitharan.


Sydney: The ICC crackdown on bowlers with suspect action has come 20 years too late, says former international umpire Darrell Hair, who famously called Sri Lankan great Muttiah Muralitharan for alleged chucking during a Test in Melbourne in 1995.

"Whatever they're doing now, they're doing 20 years too late," Hair was quoted as saying by the Sydney Morning Herald.

Hair feels the world body has allowed "chuckers" to flourish.

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