ICC 20 Years Too Late to Act on Chucking: Michael Holding

Former West Indian pace ace Michael Holding said the International Cricket Council is a powerless organisation which has failed to promote the Test format.

updated: October 24, 2014 20:20 IST
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New Delhi: Former West Indies great Michael Holding is happy that ICC is finally coming down hard on bowlers with suspect action but he feels that the game's governing body is "20 years too late" in executing a clampdown on suspected chuckers.

"Twenty years too late! We have had a lot chuckers in the game. What the ICC are doing now is the way ahead. Get them to straight their arms or leave the game," Holding told PTI during an interaction recently.

"You comeback with a proper action and nobody can then prevent you from bowling. I am not calling any names though.

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