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Ajmal's flex more than twice legal limit - ICC report

Sep 12, 2014: Saeed Ajmal's average elbow extension is more than twice the permissible limit of 15 degrees, according to an ICC report available with ESPNcricinfo following biomechanical testing of his bowling action

ESPNcricinfo staff

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Ajmal skips domestic cricket to work on action

Sep 11, 2014: Saeed Ajmal has pulled out of the National Twenty20 domestic competition, instead focusing on remedial work on his action at the National Cricket Academy

Umar Farooq

Pakistan news

PCB in talks with Saqlain to help Ajmal

Sep 10, 2014: Former Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq said he is in talks with the PCB to help Saeed Ajmal remedy his bowling action but no arrangement had been finalised yet

Nagraj Gollapudi and Umar Farooq

Pakistan cricket

Workload took toll on Ajmal's action

Sep 9, 2014: With biomechanics at the crux of the ICC's testing process, it is important to find out how much of an advantage a kinked action gives to bowling

Osman Samiuddin

Pakistan news

PCB mulling options after Ajmal ban

Sep 9, 2014: Hours after Shaharyar Khan said the PCB would appeal the ban on Saeed Ajmal, the board has backtracked from that position and said it was "contemplating its future course of action and weighing all options"

ESPNcricinfo staff

Saeed Ajmal's ban

'Biggest asset of Pakistan cricket'

Sep 9, 2014: Twitter reactions to Saeed Ajmal being banned from bowling due to an illegal action

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan news

Saeed Ajmal banned from bowling

Sep 9, 2014: In a huge blow to Pakistan, offspinner Saeed Ajmal has been banned from bowling in international cricket by the ICC after his action was deemed to be illegal

ESPNcricinfo staff

We need sophisticated technology to deal with chucking

Aug 30, 2014: Slow-motion 3D replays must be captured in the match environment in order to provide an accurate picture of bowling actions

Darren Berry

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Dambulla

Ajmal return buoys Pakistan in series decider

Aug 29, 2014: A batting implosion cost Pakistan a chance to shut out the series against Sri Lanka in Hambantota and the visitors, buoyed by the return of Saeed Ajmal, will look for a more stable performance in Dambulla

The Preview by Rachna Shetty

Pakistan news

Ajmal heads to Brisbane for testing

Aug 22, 2014: Pakistan offspinner Saeed Ajmal will leave Colombo for Brisbane early on Saturday to have his bowling action tested at an ICC-accredited facility

Umar Farooq

Pakistan news

Ajmal move reveals ICC's firm hand

Aug 12, 2014: The scrutiny over Saeed Ajmal is one of the signs that the ICC is taking greater control in the process of identifying suspect bowling actions by backing match officials and bringing uniformity in testing

Osman Samiuddin

Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2014

Ajmal reported for suspect action

Aug 11, 2014: Pakistan offspinner Saeed Ajmal has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action, following the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle.

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day

Mushtaq backs rusty bowlers to come good

Aug 8, 2014: Pakistan have not played a Test since the UAE series against Sri Lanka in January, and the long layoff is affecting their bowlers' ability to find their stride, according to the team's bowling consultant Mushtaq Ahmed

Umar Farooq in Galle

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle

SL should be wary of Ajmal - Misbah

Aug 5, 2014: Misbah-ul-Haq has said said that Sri Lanka's success against Saeed Ajmal in the last series doesn't mean they have worked him out

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Worcestershire v Leicestershire, New Road, 4th day

Ajmal signs off with three in victory

Jul 16, 2014: Division Two leaders Worcestershire gave Saeed Ajmal a winning send-off as they overpowered Leicestershire by 204 runs at New Road in a major step towards securing promotion.

Press Association

NatWest T20 Blast countdown

End of the road for Trescothick?

Jul 14, 2014: Marcus Trescothick's demise in the shortest format leads this week's countdown of the things that mattered in the NatWest T20 Blast

Tim Wigmore

Marylebone Cricket Club v Rest of the World XI, Lord's

Pragmatic victory for MCC on nostalgia-filled day

Jul 5, 2014: Aaron Finch's unbeaten 181 guided MCC home, trumping a flowing century from Yuvraj Singh in the exhibition match against Rest of the World XI at the bicentenary exhibition game at Lord's

Alan Gardner at Lord's

Worcestershire v Glamorgan, New Road, 4th day

Ajmal helps win it for D'Oliveira

Jul 2, 2014: Saeed Ajmal posted match figures of 12 for 140 as Worcestershire went 12 points clear of Hampshire with a crushing 249-run victory over Glamorgan at New Road

Press Association

Leicestershire v Worcestershire, Grace Road, 4th day

Mesmeric Ajmal does it again

Jun 18, 2014: Saeed Ajmal took six wickets for 13 runs in a magical 36-ball spell to give Worcestershire a 234-run victory over Leicestershire on the final day of their LV= County Championship Division Two game at Grace Road

Press Association

There's more grey to chucking than we might think

Jun 12, 2014: The drive to purge the game of bowlers with suspect actions may have been suppressed a little but the moralising remains

Osman Samiuddin
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