Chucking

Controversy over illegitimate bowling actions - a burning issue in the 1950s - flared up again in the mid-to-late-1990s after Muttiah Muralitharan was no-balled repeatedly in Australia. Since then a number of bowlers (Shoaib Akhtar, Shoaib Malik, Harbhajan Singh and Jermaine Lawson prominent among them) have undergone remedial work after having their actions reported.

Mushtaq Ahmed has a word with Saeed Ajmal during training

South Africa domestic news

Engelbrecht's reworked action deemed legal

Cape Cobras offspinner Sybrand Engelbrecht has been cleared to resume bowling with immediate effect following a nod from an independent assessment

Mushtaq Ahmed has a word with Saeed Ajmal during training

Pakistan news

Hafeez banned from bowling for 12 months

Pakistan allrounder Mohammad Hafeez has been banned from bowling for 12 months after his action was found to be illegal a second time since November 2014

Mushtaq Ahmed has a word with Saeed Ajmal during training

IPL 2015 news

Narine to undergo test in Chennai again

Kolkata Knight Riders have decided to send Sunil Narine for another test of his bowling action after the match officials expressed "concerns" over "fair amount" of deliveries the offspinner bowled in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday in V

Mushtaq Ahmed has a word with Saeed Ajmal during training

IPL 2015 news

Narine reported for suspect action again

Kolkata Knight Riders offspinner Sunil Narine has been reported by the match officials for a suspect action following the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 22

Mushtaq Ahmed has a word with Saeed Ajmal during training

Pakistan news

Hafeez cleared to bowl in international cricket

Mohammad Hafeez, the Pakistan allrounder, has been cleared to bowl in international cricket after the results of a test conducted on his bowling action in an ICC-accredited facility in Chennai on April 9

Mushtaq Ahmed has a word with Saeed Ajmal during training

ICC news

Ajmal and Gazi cleared to bowl again

Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal and Bangladesh's Sohag Gazi can resume bowling in international cricket, after the ICC cleared their bowling actions following remedial work and retests