ICC suspends Canada U-19 bowler for illegal bowling action
Canadian spinner Raqib Shamsudeen has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect after his bowling action was found to be illegal by the event panel of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
During Canada’s match against South Africa on January 22, the 18-year old bowler was reported by the match officials. Members of the ICC Panel of Human Movement Specialists reviewed the video footage of Shamsudeen’s bowling.
The event panel, on looking after the footage found out the bowler employed an illegal bowling action and, as such, in accordance with article 6.7 of the regulations, he is immediately suspended from bowling in international cricket.
A media release of International Cricket Council (ICC) said, “The panel concluded that Shamsudeen employed an illegal bowling action and, as such, in accordance with article 6.7 of the regulations, he is immediately suspended from bowling in international cricket.”
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