Cricket seems to be running behind suspected action possesing bowlers. As of latest, Bangladesh‘s off-spinner Sohag Gazi been reported for possesing a suspected illegal bowling action during the second ODI against the West Indies held at Grenada on Friday.

The match officials’ report was handed over to Bangladesh team manager Habibul Bashar on Saturday, informing concerns about the legality of off-spinner’s bowling action for all deliveries.

According to an ICC release given by Match officals indicated, “cited concerns regarding Gazi’s bowling action for all deliveries“. He needs to undergo testing within 21 days, according to ICC regulations.

Sohag’s bowling action will now be checked further under the ICC process relating to suspected illegal bowling actions reported in Tests, ODIs and T20Is. During this period before performing test, Sohag is allowed to continue bowling in international cricket until the results are out.

Gazi, who has represented Bangladesh in ten Test matches, 19 ODIs and nine T20s, two years ago, he was reported by an umpire in a tournament in Bangalore while playing for Bangladesh A

After Zimbabwe‘s Prosper Utseya, Sri Lanka‘s Sachithra Senanayake, New Zealand‘s Kane Williamson and Pakistan‘s Saeed Ajmal been reported past two months now Sohag Gazi joins this list.


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