The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned using saliva on ball as an interim well being security measure within the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic – a transfer that has raised issues in regards to the recreation turning into much more batsmen pleasant.
“I think it is a bit of a concern because I like, particularly in Test matches, to see the ball slightly dominate the bat, it is much better game when Test cricket is played that way,” Taylor informed ‘Channel 9’.
The 55-year-old former opener is worried about the truth that no saliva means a supply would develop into predictable for a batsman.
“My concern will be that if the players can’t shine the ball and the ball does get very straight and very predictable we are going to see more and more runs, more and more high scores in Test match cricket,” Taylor mentioned.
“And that is not the best Test match cricket. Test cricket is much better when the score is around 300,” he added.
The ICC has additionally launched the system of issuing two warnings per innings to gamers discovered violating the saliva ban. Any additional violation will lead to a five-run penalty.
“They have said try and be lenient which I”m sure they will be but eventually one umpire is going to stick his neck out and say ‘that’s a five run penalty’,” Taylor mentioned.
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