Beaton suspended from bowling in international cricket


Windies’ Ronsford Beaton has failed an independent assessment and has been suspended from bowling in international cricket. The fast bowler had been reported with a suspect bowling action during the second ODI against New Zealand in Christchurch on December 24.

In accordance with the Regulations, Beaton’s international suspension will also be recognised and enforced by all National Cricket Federations for domestic cricket events played in their own jurisdiction.

However, with the consent of Cricket West Indies, Beaton may be able to play in domestic cricket events played in the Caribbean under the auspices of the country’s cricket board.

The player can apply for a re-assessment after modifying his bowling action in accordance with clause 4.5 of the ICC Illegal Bowling Regulations.

Beaton’s suspension came on the same day that the ICC confirmed Pakistan off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez can resume bowling in international cricket following a re-assessment of his bowling action. (ICC)

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