Sachithra Senanayake, the Sri Lanka offspinner, has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action during the fourth one-day international against England at Lord’s which Sri Lanka won by seven runs.

Senanayake was reported at the end of the match by on-field umpires Marais Erasmus and Ian Gould, TV umpire Chris Gaffaney, and match referee Jeff Crowe who handed over the copy of the report to the Sri Lanka team manager on Sunday.

The umpires’ report some concerns over a number of deliveries that were considered to be suspect.

Senanayake’s bowling action will now be kept a side further under the ICC process relating to bowlers reported in Tests, ODIs and T20Is. He is required to undergo testing within 21 days, and, during this period, he is allowed to continue bowling in international cricket until the results of the testing are known.

He is Sri Lanka’s leading wicket-taker in the one-day series with eight scalps at 12.50 and an economy rate of 3.82.

Even before this many people have been doubting over his action but no official has reported over it.

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