Sohag Gazi Reported for Suspect Bowling Action

Bangladesh off-spinner Sohag Gazi must undergo testing within 21 days after being reported for suspected illegal bowling action in the side's loss against West Indies on Friday.

Updated: August 24, 2014 20:08 IST
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Sohag Gazi will have to undergo testing on his action within three weeks.


Bangladesh's off-spinner Sohag Gazi has been reported with a suspected illegal bowling action during his side's 177 runs loss in the second ODI against the West Indies in Grenada on Friday.

The match officials' report, which was handed over to Bangladesh team manager Habibul Bashar on Saturday, cited concerns about the legality of the 23-year-old's bowling action for all deliveries. (Ajmal to be Tested for Suspect Bowling Action Monday)

Sohag's bowling action will now be scrutinised further under the ICC process relating to suspected illegal bowling actions reported in Tests, ODIs and T20Is. He is required to undergo testing within 21 days, and, during this period, Sohag is permitted to continue bowling in international cricket until the results of the testing are known. (Prosper Utseya Reported for Suspect Bowling Action)

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