Pakistan Cricket Board to Appeal Against Saeed Ajmal's Suspension

Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has been suspended from international cricket after tests found his bowling action was illegal.

updated: September 09, 2014 14:56 IST
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Ajmal is the first Pakistani bowler under the new ICC protocols to be banned from bowling in international cricket.

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Karachi: Stung by the suspension of Saeed Ajmal for an illegal bowling action, the Pakistan Cricket Board on Tuesday said it would appeal against the ICC's decision.

"The ban on Ajmal is a big blow to Pakistan cricket and we will appeal against the decision," PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan said in an instant reaction to the news of the ban.

PCB bigwigs and the national team manager and chief selector Moin Khan went into a emergency meeting at the Gaddafi stadium to chalk out a future strategy.

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