Bowling Action

  • Pakistan cricket authorities prepared for worst in Ajmal case 5 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistani cricket authorities are prepared for the worst possible scenario in the Saeed Ajmal bowling action case. An official in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Wednesday that Ajmal had joined the Pakistan squad in Sri Lanka for the final one-day international. "We have been told we will be...
  • Sachithra Senanayake to undergo tests for suspect bowling action June 9, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lankan offspinner Sachithra Senanayake will undergo a biomechanical test after being reported by the ICC for a suspect action. He will be sent to the Cardiff Metropolitan University for bio-mechanical tests, Sri Lanka Cricket announced on Monday. Senanayake was reported for a suspect action by the on field umpires Marias...
  • ICC committee dwells on menace of suspect actions June 6, 2014

    Bangalore: Concerned about the growing menace of chucking, the ICC's cricket committee feels the current methods to detect illegal bowling actions are not adequate and umpires should be more confident in reporting violators. In a two-day meeting here, the committee, headed by former India captain Anil Kumble, felt more needs to...
  • ICC progresses on tests for suspect bowling August 28, 2012

    Melbourne: The International Cricket Council (ICC) is a step closer to introducing biomechanical testing for bowlers with suspect delivery actions in match conditions. The ICC and the Maryleborne Cricket Club, the traditional custodian of the game, are working with an Australian scientific consortium to develop technology which can be worn during...
  • Technology to catch suspect bowling action August 27, 2012

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has entered the second phase of an agreement with a consortium of high profile Australian cricket, sports science and sports engineering institutions to develop a wearable technology to assess the legality of bowling actions in match and training conditions. ICC is now working with experts...
  • Ajmal's bowling action again under scanner July 3, 2012

    Colombo: A former Sri Lankan player has raised doubts over the bowling action of Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal after the first Test in Galle last week. The former cricketer pointed out despite Ajmal’s having a questionable bowling action, no one was talking about it. "Ajmal is getting away with blue murder...
  • Ganguly unhappy with decision to report Samuels April 16, 2012

    Bangalore: Pune Warriors captain Sourav Ganguly has questioned the match officials' decision to report Marlon Samuels for suspect bowling action, saying that the West Indian has not bowled any differently than in the earlier three games which he played in IPL 5. "I don't know what different did Marlon bowl in...
  • Nothing wrong with Ajmal action: ICC March 19, 2012

    Mirpur: The ICC Monday sought to put an end to the raging controversy surrounding Pakistan off spinner Saeed Ajmal's bowling action, saying the tweaker was well within "the allowed degree of tolerance". According to a television report, Indian cricketers have raised their concern over the bowler's action after their stupendous six-wicket...
  • India question Ajmal's bowling action: sources March 19, 2012

    Mirpur: The Indian team has reportedly questioned Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal's bowling action following their six-wicket win in the Asia Cup on Sunday. According to CNN-IBN's sources, the BCCI is considering writing to the ICC over the bowler's doosra, which is a bone of content_cnion. Questions have been raised over Ajmal's...
  • Parmar back with Gujarat with new bowling action February 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Having spent a long time in the wilderness after being called for chucking, young Gujarat off-spinner Mohnish Parmar is all set to start afresh with a new bowling action. The 23-year-old, who had modelled his bowling action on Sri Lankan great Muttiah Muralitharan, had taken 92 wickets in 20 first-class...
  • 'Ajmal should ignore debate over action' February 9, 2012

    Karachi: Best known for mastering the doosra, former Pakistan tweaker Saqlain Mushtaq on Thursday advised offspinner Saeed Ajmal to ignore the ongoing debate over his bowling action. Ajmal himself ignited the controversy when he claimed in an interview that the ICC had given special permission to him to straighten his arm...