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PCB clears Hafeez on his statement about ICC protocols on bowling action

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday cleared all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez on the matter of his statement about International Cricket Council (ICC) protocols on bowling action. The decision was taken after he appeared before a three member PCB disciplinary committee to explain his position in response to the show cause notice issued to him by the national cricket board. The committee included Director Cricket Operations Haroon Rasheed, Director Media and Co-ordination Amjad Hussain and General Manager…

Sunil Narine’s bowling action reported again

DUBAI: Sunil Narine, who represents the Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action during last clash between his side and Quetta Gladiators in Sharjah on March 14. After being reported for suspect bowling action, Narine has been been placed on the PSL's watch list, but can continue to play the tournament unless reported again. The PCB will pass on the match officials' report on Narine's action to Cricket West Indies (CWI). "Mr Narine has now been placed…

PCB says it stands behind Hafeez to rectify his bowling action

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday rubbished the media reports that the national cricket body was not backing world number one all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez to rectify his bowling action. "The PCB would like to clarify that it stands behind Mohammad Hafeez and is lending all its support to Mohammad Hafeez to rectify his bowling action," said a PCB press release calling the media report a deliberate attempt to mislead and defame the cricket board. Muhammad Hafeez was reported for a suspect action after…

Young Pakistani engineers develop cheap technology to detect illegal bowling action

A group of young Pakistani engineers have developed a cost-effective wearable technology to detect illegal bowling action which is also known as chucking in cricket. Bowlers who are suspected of bending their arms over 15 degrees are tested in biomechanics labs. It is very expensive to get test your action from these labs, hence bowlers used to chucking at grass roots level reach senior level with the same style. CricFlex, which consists of small motion sensors embedded in a wearable sleeve, can measure the elbow flex…

Hafeez wishes to comeback in team as all-rounder

LAHORE: Cricketer Mohammad Hafeez wishes to comeback in the national team as an all-rounder, ARY News reported on Saturday. In a media talk, Hafeez said that his bowling action has changed to an extent but the ball will spin as it was spinning with earlier action. The cricketer stated that he was working hard in domestic cricket events to make a successful return to the national cricket team. The International Cricket Council (ICC), the governing body of the sport, recently cleared the bowling action of Mohammad…