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‘Forget spirit, I believe in…’: Ravi Shastri opens up on Spirit of Cricket | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former India head coach Ravi Shastri took a swipe at the concept of the Spirit of Cricket while discussing on veteran Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin's YouTube channel, suggesting that he prioritises adherence to rules over the "spirit of cricket."Shastri's remarks come in the context of incidents during India's Test series in England in 2021, during which India secured a historic victory at Lord's in the second Test.One notable incident involved England's James Anderson engaging in a heated argument with Indian players, particularly Jasprit Bumrah.During the match, Bumrah delivered a series of bouncers to Anderson, resulting in him being struck on the helmet, ribs, and left hand. This led to a tense exchange of words between the players involved.Reminiscing on the arg...