As others have mentioned it is legal to bowl from either arms as long as you tell the umpire before getting into the stride.
The reason is primarily to do with safety. While a batsman cannot cause much harm to a bowler, a bowler can literally kill a batsman.
Even in modern era with all the safety features, we have had fatalities:
I don’t think Jack Dorsey really understood all the politics and issues underlying before held a bigoted, casteist poster handed to him by some random activist. I’m not sure if we have enough proof to show Twitter as a casteist organisation.
Many westerners who come to India unknowingly see themselves the Messiah and feel a need to take part in social caus...
The cricket would have been more insipid.
I grew up sticking big posters of Sourav around my home. When Sourav scored his 183 at the 1999 World Cup, I was cheering at his hometown of Kolkata. As a schoolkid, for me watching ODI Cricket meant watching the Sachin-Sourav opening partnership and Sourav’s amazing cover drives. When I was in England I made sure ...