That is why alternatives are now being sought. Shane Warne, a former Australian bowler, suggested adding weights to balls so that one side is heavier than the other. A sports goods manufacturer is tinkering with a special wax. And the Association suggests another body fluid that is not prohibited: sweat. From a medical point of view it is very unlikely that the coronavirus is transmitted with it. (abb)
This article originally appeared in Der Landbote.