Scott Styris
New Zealand’s Scott Styris. (Picture Supply: Getty Photographs)

Just a few days after Indian veteran spinner Ravichandran Ashwin emphasised the truth that a batter needs to be given out LBW if he/she misses whereas taking part in the swap hit, former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris has known as for a ban on the shot.

As per the present guidelines, a batter wouldn’t be given out leg-before wicket if the ball pitches outdoors the leg stump, even whether it is hitting her or him on the pads in line. The previous Kiwi participant additionally agreed with Ashwin’s level, however he additionally disagreed with the options he prompt. Styris additionally went on to say that there’s nothing mistaken with the LBW legislation.

I utterly disagree with him: Ravi Ashwin

“Nicely, I form of gotta return half a step right here. I cherished lots of the factors that Ashwin made. I utterly disagreed with all his options. I truly assume although we simply had some enjoyable with the swap hit, I believe the swap hit needs to be banned utterly. There are guidelines for captains and bowlers by way of the place their fieldsmen will be, what number of behind level, what number of on the leg aspect, all of these items,” Scott Styris stated in an unique interview with Sports18.

“So, I don’t assume a batsman ought to be capable of change his arms over and I don’t consider he ought to be capable of change his ft. You’ll be able to play the reverse sweep or the reverse hit if you happen to like however I don’t like this. When it comes to the arms, Kevin Pietersen has utterly flipped round as a lefthander. In the event you take away the swap hit, however enable all of the reverse sweeps and reverse hits, then I believe you don’t have to fret in regards to the LBW legislation that Ashwin is speaking about. And it permits a good contest between the bowler and the batsman as effectively.” Styris additional added.