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What is doctoring a ball means in cricket and who is famous for this act ?

Asked by Dharmarajan, 20 Jan '09 06:54 pm
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Applying a foreign substance to the ball or otherwise altering it in order to put an unnatural spin on a pitch. Examples: By applying Vaseline or saliva (a spitball), or scuffing with sandpaper, emery board (an emery ball), or by rubbing vigorously to create a shiny area of the ball (a shineball). All of these became illegal beginning in the 1920 season, helping to end the Dead Ball Era. ((Official Rules of Baseball, Rule 8.02(a)). In practice, there are ambiguities about what kinds of things a pitcher can legally do. Pakistani cricketers used to doctor the ball to get reverse swing has been admitted by Sarfraz Nawaz!!
Answered by dharamender nebhnani, 20 Jan '09 06:58 pm

 
  
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Pakis are famous :D
Answered by conviction, 20 Jan '09 06:56 pm

 
  
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Imran Khan ..for using a Bottle Cap for rubbing one side of the Ball for making it swing more ..!!
Answered by rocky robust, 20 Jan '09 06:56 pm

 
  
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Destroying its shine
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 20 Jan '09 06:55 pm

 
  
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