The 34 years Muhammad Hafeez was suspended from bowling after he was reported by the infield umpire during the match between Pakistan and New Zealand in Abu Dhabi in November last year.
He, then, failed to clear the biomechanical test at Loughborough University last December and declared as having illegal action.
Befor Hafeez, Saeed Ajmal was also reported to have illegal bowling action but he is now cleared and is available to selectors of Pakistan for Bangladesh Tour.
Hafeez was also there in the team Pakistan’s squad for Cricket World Cup as a batsman, but he returned home due to the foot injury.
He has been working with many experts and taking their utmost guidance in this respect. He worked really hard in the National Cricket Academy in Lahore to bring his elbow extension with in the range of permissible limit under the rules of International Cricket Council.
The 27 year old Javeria Khan Wadood of Pakistan’s female cricket team will also undergo a same reassessment test for her bowling action.
She was also suspended from the game for having illegal bowling action. She is, now, all set to clear the test which will held in Chennai on April 09.
Javeria played 59 one-day matches, and 56 T20s, was suspended in 2010.
The ICC launched a crackdown on bowlers with illegal actions in June last year, and suspended nine bowlers with their elbows not in the limits set by ICC in the next six months in an attempt to advance the feeling of fair play among the cricketers.
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