Shoaib Malik Relieved his Bowling Action Has Not Been Reported

Shoaib Malik has been out of favour with the Pakistani selectors since he played in the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh earlier this year. His last Test appearance was in 2010, while he played his last ODI was in the Champions Trophy last year in England.

Updated: November 03, 2014 18:02 IST
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Shoaib Malik joined the list of Pakistani bowlers with suspected actions.


Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik has heaved a sigh of relief after the Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed that his bowling action has not been reported by the match officials during a recent game in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy. (PCB Rubbishes Report of Malik's Action Being Suspect)

"Malik's action was scrutinised by the umpires and the match referee during a recent match between Malik's ZTBL side and Karachi Dolphins after he took five wickets in the first innings. But after the umpires and match referee studied the video recordings of his bowling they found nothing wrong with action," a PCB official confirmed.

"No report was made to the board about Malik's bowling action and he is clear to bowl in the tournament," the official added.

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