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Bangladesh’s bowling lacks consistency, says coach Walsh

COLOMBO: Bangladesh interim coach Courtney Walsh on Thursday urged his bowlers to bring consistency to a must-win Twenty-20 showdown against Sri Lanka that will book the victors a berth in the Tri-series final. The T-20 minnows have triumphed in just one of their matches in Colombo, with their bowlers struggling in batting-friendly conditions throughout the tournament at R. Premadasa Stadium. Rubel Hossain has displayed the most consistency with four wickets but pace-man Mustafizur Rahman was expensive with an economy rate…

Hafeez’s bowling action cleared by ICC

LAHORE: Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Hafeez has been allowed to bowl in international matches after his action was cleared.  The International Cricket Council cleared the bowling action of Hafeez, and has permitted him to bowl in all upcoming international matches. Hafeez was suspended from bowling for 12 months in July 2015 after he was reported during the Galle Test against Sri Lanka. This was the second time that he was reported within a two year period after he was initially suspended in November 2014. On…