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Bishan Singh Bedi expresses concern over lack of specialist spinners

Bishan Singh Bedi © PTI
Bishan Singh Bedi said that India could never have dreamed of playing a Test without a spinner during his time © PTI

Jul 27, 2014

Former Indian cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi has expressed fear of spinners disappearing from teams. The ongoing Test match played between India and England at Southampton, has both teams playing without a specialist spinner.

“Where are all the spinners? India would never have dreamed of going into a Test without one during my career. Never. But it’s not just India. There aren’t any anywhere else either. No one is throwing the ball up, giving it a chance to turn. Everyone is bowling medium pace – even the spinners.”, Bedi was quoted as saying by Sunday Express.

Bishan Singh Bedi played 67 Test matches for India, and taken a total of 266 wickets at an average of 28.71.

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