Suspect bowlers summoned to National Academy
The Pakistan Cricket Board has asked bowlers from domestic cricket with suspect bowling actions to report to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Lahore for a one-week remedial workout on their actions.
Intially 41 bowlers were hauled up from last season for having suspect actions, but 19 have not reported to the board at all and have thus been banned. The remaining twenty two bowlers with suspect bowling action were suspended by the board from bowling in domestic competitions and were instructed through local Regional Development Managers/Regional Development Officers to report to respective regional Head Coaches for the first phase of remedial. However, only 15 reported during the first phase while two other bowlers had informed that they had decided not to carry on bowling.
During the second phase of the remedial work, which will be held between December 18 and 23, 15 bowlers have been asked to report to the NCA. After completion of the next stage of the remedial work, an analysis report of each individuals will be prepared with the help of Quintic Biomechanics Software and will be presented to the board's Suspect Bowling Action Committee for review.
The following will participate in this activity: Zaheer Aslam (Kasur), Aqeel Ahmed (Faisalabad), Tariq Mahmood (Sialkot), Ihsan Sheikh (Muridke), Ahmed Naseem (Lahore), Nadeem Javed (Sheikhupura), Asad Zahid (Rawalpindi), Munir Ansari (Rawalpindi), Noor ul Amin (Mardan), Misbah Khan (Karachi), Aftab Ahmed Khan (Karachi), Noman Hussain (Karachi), Irfanuddin (Karachi), Mudasar Manzoor (Mirpurkhas), Agha Sharique (Mirpurkhas).