‘Switch bowling’ can revolutionise T20 cricket
Former Australian Test cricketer Brad Hodge has come up with a radical suggestion of ‘switch bowling' to make the batmen-dominated T20 format more exciting and less predictable.
Hodge, who represents Adelaide Strikers in the domestic Big Bash League, suggested that the rules should be altered to give bowlers the same freedom which batsmen enjoy while employing switch hitting shot in the middle of the delivery.
According to the existing law, bowlers are allowed to change his delivery style in the same over only after notifying the umpire of their intent to change arms. Otherwise, the delivery will be ruled a no-ball.