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SPORTS – Narine banned

West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect after the International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed that an independent assessment found his bowling action to be illegal.

“In accordance with Article 6.1 of the regulations, Narine’s international suspension will also be recognised and enforced by all National Cricket Federations within domestic cricket events played in their own jurisdiction, save that, with the consent of the West Indies Cricket Board, Narine may be able to play in domestic cricket events played under the auspices of the West Indies Cricket Board,” a statement from the ICC said this morning.

Sunil Narine

Sunil Narine

The assessment revealed that all variations of his deliveries exceeded the 15 degrees level of tolerance permitted under the regulations.

Narine was reported after the third ODI match against Sri Lanka in Pallekele in November.

However the ICC said he can apply for a re-assessment after modifying his bowling action in accordance with clause 2.4 of the Regulations for the Review of Bowlers Reported with Suspected Illegal Bowling Actions.

The test was performed on Tuesday, 17 November at the ICC’s accredited testing centre in Loughborough University.


Source: PR

6 Responses to SPORTS – Narine banned

  1. Collin Colliie Chase
    Collin Colliie Chase November 29, 2015 at 10:02 am

    Why allow him to keep pelting in our domestic cricket.

  2. Winston Crichlow
    Winston Crichlow November 29, 2015 at 4:34 pm

    If it wasn’t so unbelievable, it would be funny. Imagine Narine being banned in Murilitharan’s country for an illegal action.

  3. dave November 29, 2015 at 4:44 pm

    Cheese on Bread ! Yuh mean all this time he did pelting ?I dont know a pelt unless um really straight forward but he hand did always look funny though

  4. Jerome November 30, 2015 at 8:13 am

    ICC can see Narine but can’t see Dale from S A or Starc that what we get for doing nothing

  5. BOBO THE SAME CLOWN November 30, 2015 at 10:43 am

    Wunna no dat da got we good. Anytime unna come up wid a youth dat look menacing de gine put de screws to he. Fus it was Lawson.Next Samuels.( but he did pelt hard doh) Den Shillingford .He was teking too many wickets. Last but not at all de least Narine.Bwoy na way de W.I. ever gine av bowlers dat a menace anybody .De next ting da a do to hinder we,,da gine say dat we batsmen a bat funny ,if ever we ever get another Brian Lara type batsman agen .Da gine mek he bat righthanded to limit e foot work.
    I did seh Freddie Truman pelt hard .Charlie Griffith pelt harder.Muri pelt all e days ,not a lickle pelt ya know. He put e arm in all kind a positions to get a real good pelt.

  6. BOBO THE SAME CLOWN November 30, 2015 at 10:48 am

    Da is Tony Cozier mistery bowler. How could da do dat to the mystery man ? Bwoy dem real good. ‘Caue dem do what batsmen fail to do ,solve de mistery fa evey bodie. Dem must be IT specialist.


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