SBS – Mohammad Hafeez’s contentious bowling action has led to a third ban in three years after an independent assessment showed it to be illegal.

Summary

  • Mohammad Hafeez’s contentious bowling action has led to a third ban in three years after an independent assessment showed it to be illegal.
  • Pakistan allrounder Mohammad Hafeez has been suspended from bowling in international cricket for the third time in three years after the sport’s governing body found his bowling action to be illegal.
  • The ICC said Hafeez can still bowl in domestic cricket events played under the Pakistan Cricket Board.
  • Hafeez, who bowls offspin, was reported during the third ODI between Pakistan and Sri Lanka on October 18 in Abu Dhabi.
  • Hafeez was previously banned in November 2014 and June 2015 because of an illegal bowling action.

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