Cricket’s second-class inhabitants find first-rate spin


Cricket's second-class people find first-rate spin.


Cricket’s second-class people find first-rate spin.You wouldn’t think there’s much to celebrate after you’ve been dismissed for 131 and 185 runs in three days and defeated by 160 runs. But if you’re Senuran Muthusamy, that’s not the full story.

The sluggish left-armer from South Africa A team that met that fate against their Sri Lankan counterparts at Pallekele from Monday to Wednesday collected 7/122 and 5/53 for a career-high first-class match total of 12/175. None of the other bowlers for the visitors grabbed more than two wickets in an innings or three throughout the game.

“It was awesome to bowl in these conditions, and to have some success is special,” Muthusamy said on Wednesday. “These guys grow up playing on these pitches, so it’s nice to get some wickets against them and continue learning on these surfaces.”


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