If you haven't seen one of the many GIFs of Kevin Koththiigoda doing the rounds, then you must be living under a rock.
The Bangla Tigers' Sri Lanka-born, Italian-speaking something-spinner/in-swing bowler has become something of a social media sensation due to his unique bowling action. “It is natural,” said the 21-year-old from Galle. You won't find his kooky technique in many coaching manuals.
"People were telling me about @PaulAdams39. They were all saying to keep it up. No-one told me to change it."
Kevin, the Italian-speaking something-spinner/in-swing bowler, explains
Bangla sit top of Group A in the Abu Dhabi T10 due to a superior run rate and take on Delhi Bulls in today's late match (8pm) at Zayed Cricket Stadium.
The Tigers registered a five-wicket win over Karnatake Tuskers in their second match on Sunday, with Koththiigoda picking up his first wicket in the 10-over tournament, dismissing Johnson Charles for 57.
Deccan Gladiators take on Karnataka in today's first match (3.30pm) while Team Abu Dhabi captain Moeen Ali will look to his "trump card" Rohan Mustafa to contain Maratha Arabians in the second of the three games slated for 5.45pm.