Hafeez reported for suspect bowling action, again

Its been just just two months since ICC cleared him for bowling


Web Desk June 21, 2015
Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Hafeez (R) and teammates celebrate after the dismissal of unseen Sri Lankan cricketer Lahiru Thirimanne during the second day of the opening Test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on June 18, 2015. PHOTO: AFP

Less than two months after clearance from the International Cricket Council (ICC), Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez’s has once again been reported for a suspect bowling action, espncricinfo reported.

Hafeez, who bowled 30 overs and took two wickets against Sri Lanka in Galle Test, was reported for suspect action shortly after Pakistan won the first Test on Sunday.

During the first Test between Pakistan and New Zealand in the UAE last year, Hafeez was reported for suspect bowling action by the umpires and was put through an independent biomechanical analysis at the National Cricket Performance Center in Loughborough on November 24, 2014.

The test had concluded that Hafeez’s elbow extension exceeded the 15-degree level of tolerance permitted by the ICC regulations and was thus declared illegal.

Later, the ICC allowed Hafeez to bowl again in April, after he went through the remedial work.

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COMMENTS (4)

Ashraf | 5 years ago | Reply Come on, I love Hafeez's batting but the man chucks! It makes a mockery of cricket.
pragmatic | 5 years ago | Reply Y don't Pakistanis understand that they are all about bad news. Did India planted osama on ur soil for america?? So stop blaming on India for everything.
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