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Watch: Sri Lanka’s newest spin sensation is a mix of Jadeja and left-arm Swann

by Wisden Staff 1 minute read

Watch: Praveen Jayawickrama, the Sri Lankan debutant who snared 11-178 in the first Test against Bangladesh, has a bowling action pretty similar to Ravindra Jadeja and a left-arm Graeme Swann.

He returned with the best figures by a Sri Lankan bowler on Test debut, but Jayawickrama became noticed for a few things other than just his stunning returns on debut.

His bowling action was compared to that of Ravindra Jadeja and Graeme Swann, with a Twitter user using a mirror image of Swann’s action to point out similarities.


Watch the comparison of the bowling actions here:

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