Video of bowler turning 360 degrees before delivering the ball goes viral, triggers debate

New Delhi: Left-arm spinner Shiva Singh turned 360 degrees before delivering the ball during an Under-23 CK Nayudu match between Bengal and Uttar Pradesh. This incident triggered a debate after the video of the match went viral.

It may be mentioned that Singh was bowling around the wicket. He turned 360 degrees before approaching the popping crease. Although the delivery of the ball was normal, umpire declared it a dead ball.

According to the report published in, the video went viral on social. It was also shared by former India spinner Bishan Bedi. The incident triggered a debate on whether the delivery was legitimate or not.

As per section 4 of Law 42 (Fair and Unfair Play), “It is unfair for any fielder deliberately to attempt to distract the striker while he is preparing to receive or receiving a delivery.”

Below are the reaction of few netizens.