Mohammad Hasnain Suspended From PSL After Bowling Action Declared Illegal

Mohammad Hasnain Suspended From PSL After Bowling Action Declared Illegal

On January 21, the fast bowler was subjected to action testing at the ICC-accredited biomechanics laboratory at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), where he was found to be tossing for the majority of the deliveries he bowled.

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“On Friday, the PCB got an official and thorough report from Cricket Australia on Mohammad Hasnain’s assessment test, which revealed that his elbow extension for his decent length delivery, full-length delivery, slow bouncer, and bouncer exceeded the 15-degree limitations,” the PCB noted. Cricket Australia’s report was validated by tests done in the Lahore lab, according to PCB sources.

The board, on the other hand, felt certain that his actions could be rectified.

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“After discussing the report with its own bowling experts, the PCB is sure that the issue can be remedied.” The PCB will now employ a bowling consultant to work with Mohammad Hasnain to improve his bowling action and prepare for a review.”

The fast bowler has also been suspended from bowling in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 7, which is currently underway.

“Instead, he will use this time to train with the PCB-appointed bowling consultant to change his bowling motion in order to file for a reassessment and return to international cricket as soon as possible.”

Hasnain will be prohibited from bowling in international cricket until his reassessment is completed, according to the board.

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