Narine has been placed on the 'warning list' and is permitted to bowl … Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) bowler Sunil Narine has been cleared by the Indian Premier League (IPL) suspect bowling committee and has been dropped from the suspected illegal bowling action list. 4 in this match. ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Kolkata Knight Riders offspinner Sunil Narine has been reported for a suspect bowling action and put on a “warning list” in the Indian Premier League. Of course, if the match had shaped differently, Karthik might well have called on Narine to bowl before the 12th over. KKR's Sunil Narine cleared by IPL's suspect bowling action committee Narine was reported for a suspect action during his team's clash against Kings XI Punjab last Saturday and another such instance could have led him to being barred from bowling in the league. Mr Narine will be placed on the Warning List and is permitted to continue … Before coming into this game, Narine's match-up with the Super Kings' top order was excellent: Shane Watson had scored 88 runs off 83 balls against Narine, being dismissed eight times (89 off 85 with nine dismissals after the match). 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"If you give an opportunity to an IPL team, an opening, and they've got quality players to take it - today with Narine holding overs back, it made it very difficult in the back end," Stephen Fleming, the Super Kings coach, would say later. Narine has gone to Carl Crowe to help rework his action for the remaining games of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He pulled out of West Indies’ World Cup 2015 squad to give himself time to work on his bowling action following that, returned during the IPL, and was reported once again during that tournament. And they kept faith in the tactical ploy that had been devised to mount a successful defence. He kept things quiet. Talking Points: Why did Sunil Narine bowl so late. The question was asked in both innings when the Kolkata Knight Riders took on the Chennai Super Kings. The report was made by the on-field umpires according to the IPL’s Suspected Illegal Bowling Action Policy. It seemed baffling because what the Knight Riders seemingly needed after a below-par total was early wickets. "So comforting sitting on the sidelines to know you've got an experienced individual with four overs up his sleeve out of the nine overs left in the innings.". With inputs from Shiva Jayaraman, Root vs Embuldeniya as century drives England, Niroshan Dickwella's dance of destruction. 'Fortunate to play against these guys': Kane Williamson reacts after beating Steve Smith and Virat Kohli to becoming No.1 batsman in Tests They've identified Russell as one of their death-overs specialists. After they were reported both players continued to play during the CPL and they were monitored by experts from Loughborough University in England. That they fell cheaply didn't diminish the tactical use of Narine. It could have failed if Narine had an off-day with the ball. On the day, Narine repaid that faith handsomely. When bowling, the Super Kings had gone to 94 for 1 in 11 overs before Narine was handed the ball. Narine's entire career as an opener has been fashioned in the vein of what street cricket calls the 'hit out or get out' method. The Knight Riders had only got 167, about 25 to 30 runs short of what they looked like getting halfway into their innings. Narine made a typical Narine score of 17 off 9, and the third-wicket stand brought 28 runs in 2.5 overs. “Sunil Narine, the Kolkata Knight Riders player, has been cleared by the IPL’s Suspect Bowling Action Committee,” IPL said in a statement on Sunday. Narine Cleared Of Suspect Bowling Action By IPL The bowling action of Kolkata Knight Riders’ offspinner Sunil Narine has been cleared by the Indian Premier League … Maybe, the Knight Riders had demoted Narine a match early? Cummins needed to strike, but failing that, keep things quiet. Narine's wicket was more expendable than Morgan's at that stage, and what was needed was to inject some momentum into the innings in the middle overs, where traditionally bowling sides control the run rate more. "With the ball, yes he came in late in the piece but jeez the job he did at the back end of the innings," Mills gushed. After this, he went back to his original action and the experts saw no problems with his action for the rest of the tournament. Among other things, it also probably played a part in Dhoni not calling on Ravindra Jadeja to bowl at all. Or creation. The West Indies offspinner has had his action reported several times in the past. Only one active session is allowed per subscriber. “He is yet to be cleared because he still has to officially follow the process to get cleared and one of the things is that he has to send in video footage of his bowling action. They kept faith in his ability to bowl against a daunting asking rate. Kolkata Knight Riders have expressed "surprise" about their premier offspinner Sunil Narine being reported for suspect action in … He returned to international duty in November 2015, only to be reported once again during his first series back – limited-overs games against Sri Lanka. They went for Narine, keeping faith in his ability to tie down, and fox, even set batsmen. The Knight Riders could have either had one of their rookie pacers partner Russell at the death, or Narine. Sunil Narine, the Kolkata Knight Riders spinner, has been cleared by the IPL’s suspect bowling action committee. With Narine, that risk is minimal: 'hit out or get out'. In order to do this, he has to travel to Grenada to have it done with his Windwards Volcanoes coach Andrew Richardson. Narine was reported for suspected action in 2015 IPL and banned from bowling off-spinners that season. Nagraj Gollapudi is news editor at ESPNcricinfo. A left-hander to a legspinner is a natural match-up. According to the source, “Sunil Narine sent in his video footage, it was analysed by the experts and he was cleared after that and will be taking part in the IPL with the ball as well. Kolkata Knight Riders star spinner Sunil Narine has been reported by match officials for a suspected illegal bowling action, the Indian Premier League confirmed in a media release on Saturday night. Sunil Narine starred with the ball for KKR on Saturday as he defended 14 runs off … Had he left Trinidad and Tobago to go directly into Grenada he would have had to face a quarantine situation because of the COVID-19 scenario in Trinidad at the moment. What they actually needed, was what Karthik and the Knight Riders think-tank sussed correctly: Narine operating entirely at the back end of the chase. Till the last edition, Narine had bowled 426.1 overs in the IPL while conceding 6.67 per over, making him the only other bowler apart from Ashwin (econ: 6.78) to bowl … Instead, Dinesh Karthik and the Knight Riders used Narine tactically. ALSO READ: Talking Points: Why did Sunil Narine bowl so late? Saurabh Somani is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo, Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur. Second, Narine's entry would have left MS Dhoni with two options: either continue using spinners and risk them going for plenty, or bring back one of his fast bowlers and risk having a few less overs of pace at the death than he would like. RRR: 3.73, S Rajesh. Tactically, the move worked perfectly. Karthik gambled by bowling out Pat Cummins the over before he brought Narine on. IPL 2020: KKR’s Sunil Narine cleared of illegal bowling action When bowling, the Super Kings had gone to 94 for 1 in 11 overs before Narine was handed the ball. Didn't open, didn't bowl in the first six, but still made quite an impact. It could have failed even if some of the Super Kings batsmen had made better decisions. Du Plessis fell, Watson and Rayudu bedded in, and Narine continued to prowl the outfield, with Karthik rotating all his other bowlers. Meanwhile, Williams, who played all 12 matches for the Zouk, finished joint-third place on the standing with 13 wickets, the same as Fawad Ahmed of the TKR, has not been cleared as yet because he has to send footage of his action to the University. "Just hasn't quite worked for him at the top of the order in the first few games of the tournament so far. As it turned out, they hadn't. It's possible that Narine's failures at the top of the order were playing on his mind to an extent where he would be more liability than asset in that position. 1 bowler in the ICC rankings for ODIs and T20Is – at the end of November, and missed the 2016 World T20 as well to work on his action. He was cleared to bowl again ahead of IPL 2016. They kept faith in his match-up with Dhoni which is even more startling than the rest, standing now at 39 runs off 80 balls with two dismissals and no boundaries. When Narine came on to bowl, ESPNcricinfo's Smart Stats tool gave the Super Kings a win probability of 78.72%. This action was reported by the on-field umpires. Kolkata Knight Riders spinner Sunil Narine's bowling action has been reported again after Saturday's IPL match against Kings XI Punjab, the league has said. Both Narine and Williams played in the finals of the HERO CPL with the TKR battling the Zouks and winning the match to claim their fourth CPL title. But with four successive games of swinging and missing, hanging on the back foot and unable to capitalise on the balls that didn't hit that length, it was on the cards that Narine would be moved down the order. The Knight Riders have not used Cummins at the death since he got pasted in their first game. 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