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West Indies spinner Sunil Narine has admitted that he is puzzled about how batsmen have still not yet managed to solve the mystery to playing his unorthodox bowling.
Narine, who is playing for the Kolkata Knight Riders, currently holds the best economy rate out of all bowlers in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at 5.65.
“Sometimes I am surprised that they already haven’t with all the technology available nowadays,” Narine told the Hindu. “I do not fear that though, as I only concentrate on working harder and just focus on trying to do my bit as best as I can.
“I do try and be accurate more often as that’s always the key. Variations in this format are always a very good option to have as they have the batsmen guessing.”
Narine also conceded that he needs to work on improving his record in Test cricket, where his bowling average is 40.52.
“It’s something I am still trying to learn and understand,” Narine said. “I am sure if I work hard at it and continue to get opportunities I will get better at bowling in that format. Endurance and patience are the key [factors] in Tests.”