The ICC has ordered Pakistani skipper Mohammad Hasnain to throw

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The ICC has ordered Pakistani skipper Mohammad Hasnain to throw

Hasnain’s bowling action was reported in February when he was playing in the Big Bash League in Australia, and thereafter, he failed a bowling action review test conducted under ICC supervision.

But the board said that after correction work was completed on Hasnain’s bowling action at the National High-Performance center, he underwent the latest test at the ICC accredited biomechanics lab in Lahore on May 21, the report of which was sent to the game’s apex body and Cricket Australia.

Due to his problems with bowling action, Hasnain also had to be pulled out of the Pakistan Super League in January after playing a few matches. Hasnain was among the few young fast bowlers the PCB had invested in after the international appearances for Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz went became less and less frequent.

”The test report, which has been reviewed and verified by Cricket Australia’s independent expert, had found his bowling action to be within the permitted degree,” it added.

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  • ‘As a result, he can now resume bowling in all forms of cricket, including domestic cricket worldwide,’ added the board.

  • The PCB also carried out its test after getting a formal and detailed report from Cricket Australia on Hasnain’s assessment test, which stated his elbow extension for his good length delivery, full-length delivery, slow bouncer and bouncer exceeded the 15-degree limits.