Saeed Ajmal: “He should have given the ball more loop and varied his pace. If a leg-spinner doesn’t bowl with loop then he gets hit for boundaries”
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Legendary Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal has advised Yasir Shah to give “the ball more loop” if he wants to avoid getting hit for boundaries.
Ajmal’s comments come after Pakistan’s tour of England, where Yasir was the national team’s highest wicket-taker with 11 victims at an average of 33.45.
However, finishing the series with an economy rate of 3.75, Ajmal also told Yasir to start varying his pace as it will trouble the opposition batsmen.
“Yasir was bowling short of length in the Test series against England. His economy was on the higher side, which is why he was bowling under pressure to cover for it. He should have given the ball more loop and varied his pace. If a leg-spinner doesn’t bowl with loop then he gets hit for boundaries,” Ajmal told Cricket Pakistan.