Former India leg-spinner Narendra Hirwani points out to the confidence a spinner derives from knowing that the boundaries are bigger.
“It is simple. If the ground is big, then the bowler tends to take more risk. If I am bowling knowing well that the boundaries are bigger, then obviously I will try to tempt the batsman more and use variations in pace with confidence. When the batsman sees the flight and variation in pace, he gets confused and that is where he commits a mistake,” Hirwani, who grooms spinners at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore, told IANS.
RCB’s Director of Cricket, Mike Hesson had recently said that the spinners would come into play due to size of the boundaries as well as turn the wickets will offer.
“On certain grounds, the role of spinners will be really big. In a place like Abu Dhabi, spinners have traditionally played a big role, it is a bigger ground and…