Bowlers with Illegal Actions Need to Spotted Early: Anil Kumble

Kumble believes bowlers under ICC scrutiny for illegal action can make quick return to competitive cricket, provided they work on their flaws.

Updated: November 05, 2014 23:52 IST
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Dubai: With ICC cracking the whip on bowlers with suspect actions, legendary Indian legspinner Anil Kumble on Wednesday said those with illegal actions should be spotted and corrected at an early age.

"It is important that we encourage bowlers at an early age because once you have a kink in the arm for various reasons it is very difficult to correct it as you go along," Kumble told reporters.

"So you want to ensure that people with good clean actions are coming through from the bottom of the pyramid and hence it is important that it gets addressed," he said.

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