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Interview: Murali Kartik On The Future Of Spin Bowling

Somerset bowler Murali Kartik celebrates the wicket of Kolkata Knight Riders player Manvinder Bisla by making during the Champions League Twenty20 qualifying cricket match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Somerset in Hyderabad, India, on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)

Interview with former India spinner Murali Kartik on the future of spin bowling, the added pressure on slow bowlers to stay relevant on the face of heavier bats and smaller stadiums.

Kartik debates the current drought in world-class spin bowlers, why Ashwin and Daniel Vettori have done well in the World Cup, and ICC's crackdown on suspect bowling actions. He rates India's spin bowling attack, and explains the sudden rise in India's performance, and explains why test cricket is crucial for creating world class spinners.

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