Saeed Ajmal, Sohag Gazi bowling actions cleared by ICC

first_imgThe International Cricket Council on Saturday found Pakistan’s Saeed Ajmal and Sohag Gazi of Bangladesh’s bowling actions as legal and both the players can resume their bowling in international cricket.During the retests, a player determines the various types of deliveries he wants to gets checked and have to go the trial under the ICC’s guidelines regarding the bend of arm.”At the retests, it was revealed that the amount of elbow extensions in both the offspinners’ bowling actions for all their deliveries was within the 15-degree level of tolerance permitted under the ICC regulations for the review of bowlers reported with suspected illegal bowling actions,” ICC said in its release.”The umpires are still at liberty to report Ajmal and Gazi in the future if they believe they are displaying a suspect action and not reproducing the legal actions from the retests.”The retests were performed at the Sri Ramachandra University in Chennai on January 24.Ajmal was reported after the first Test match against Sri Lanka in Galle in August, while Gazi was also reported in August after the second one-day international against the West Indies in Grenada.Both Ajmal and Gazi failed the initial tests, which were performed August 25 at the National Cricket Centre in Brisbane, and September 19 at the Cardiff Metropolitan University, respectively.last_img