Stuff – In a further distraction for the touring West Indies cricket side, fast bowler Ronsford Beaton has been reported with a suspect bowling action.

Summary

  • In a further distraction for the touring West Indies cricket side, fast bowler Ronsford Beaton has been reported with a suspect bowling action.
  • His action was raised in the match officials’ report into the second ODI against the Black Caps in Christchurch on Saturday, in which the Windies were soundly beaten to go 2-0 down in the series.
  • In a statement, the ICC said Beaton’s action would now be scrutinised further under the process relating to suspected illegal bowling actions reported in Tests, ODIs and T20Is.
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  • Match officials use the naked eye and their cricketing experience to decide whether they believe a player may be using an illegal action and, if so, they submit a report.


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