Pakistan Cricket Board Asks Saeed Ajmal to Work with Saqlain Mushtaq in England

When Ajmal underwent the biomechanic test under ICC instructions at Brisbane in August his arm extension  was around 40 to 43 degrees after which he was suspended from bowling in international cricket by the sport's world governing body.

Updated: November 15, 2014 22:19 IST
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A file pic of Saeed Ajmal bowling in a Test match.

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Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has asked suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal to remain in England to work further on improving his bowling action after he failed to clear an informal biomechanics test held last week.

"Saeed (Ajmal) has been told to work further with Saqlain Mushtaq on his bowling action after which we will send him for another informal test," a reliable source in the PCB told PTI on .

He said that although Ajmal had corrected his action a lot in the informal test, but he was still straightening his arm beyond the 15 degrees elbow extension allowed by the ICC.

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