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ICC allows Akila Dananjaya to resume bowling in International cricket

India Today – The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday cleared spinner Akila Dananjaya to resume bowling in international cricket following the Sri Lankan’s remedial work and a subsequent remodelling of suspect action.

Summary

  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday cleared spinner Akila Dananjaya to resume bowling in international cricket following the Sri Lankan’s remedial work and a subsequent remodelling of suspect action.
  • According to ICC, Dananjaya’s remodelled bowling action was assessed in Chennai on February 2.
  • “Match Officials are still at liberty to report Dananjaya if they believe he is displaying a suspect action and not reproducing the legal action from the assessment,” the ICC media release stated.
  • To assist the match officials, they will be provided with images and video footage of the bowler’s remodeled legal bowling action.
  • Dananjaya was suspended from bowling after being reported during the first Test against England in Galle from 6-10 November and subsequently underwent an independent assessment of his bowling action in Brisbane on November 23, following which he was barred from bowling in international cricket.


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