Kolkata Knight Riders ace spinner Sunil Narine who garnered all the limelight for wrong reasons recently as he was reported for a suspected bowling action during a match against Kings XI Punjab. However 32 years old is still permitted to bowl in the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League, but if he is reported again, the mystery spinner will be barred from bowling in the league. Narine is working hard with English Bio Mechanic expert Carl Crowe who is also Knight Riders Spin bowling Coach to come back on the cricket field and play for KKR in the ongoing edition of IPL 2020 as soon as possible.
According to latest report from ANI, the duo is working hard overtime to ensure that Sunil Narine joins the team as quickly as possible as he is the most important player for them especially in death overs where you need wickets as well as need an experienced bowler to contain runs for the team. Carl Crowe is a renowned name in world cricket, who was instrumental in rectifying Narine’s action when he was reported back in 2014.
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The duo is working closely on analyzing the bowling action and the release point of Narine when he is delivering the ball with the help of data analyst. Crowe is also known for working closely with Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Hafeez to improve his bowling action in the past. However, KKR has issued the statement about the availability of Sunil Narine in the upcoming matches of IPL 2020.
KKR will be locking horns against Defending Champions Mumbai Indians on 16th October 2020 at 7.30 pm (IST) where Mumbai is looking clear favourites as KKR is not performing well with the bat on the other end Mumbai is looking like a complete squad. The cause of concern for KKR is the bad form of their skipper Dinesh Karthik and Andre Russell as they both have failed to deliver with the bat for the franchise in crunch situations.