Mohd. Hasnain Banned From Bowling In International Cricket

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In an unfortunate development, emerging pacer Mohd. Hasnain has been banned from bowling in international cricket after his action was found to be illegal.

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Mohd. Hasnain Banned, Arm Extension Reported To Be Between 17-24 Degrees

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Mohd. Hasnain was reported during the Big Bash League for a possible illegal action and this morning unfortunately, the observation was confirmed as a result of which the 21 year old has been banned from bowling in international cricket. Additionally, PCB has also stopped him from participating in the ongoing #PSL7.

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Media reports suggest that Hasnain’s arm extension was recorded to be between 17 and 24 degrees for different deliveries. While explaining the development a statement issued by the PCB read, “The PCB today received a formal and detailed report from Cricket Australia on Hasnain’s assessment test, which stated his elbow extension for his good length delivery, full length delivery, slow bouncer and bouncer exceeded the 15-degree limits. The PCB has discussed the report with its own bowling experts and is confident that the problem can be resolved. The PCB will now appoint a bowling consultant who will work with him so that he can rectify his bowling action and be ready for a reassessment.

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“Hasnain is an asset for Pakistan and one of the very few bowlers to consistently click 145kmp. As such, and keeping his future and Pakistan’s interest at the forefront, the PCB, on the recommendation of the HBL PSL 2022 Technical Committee, has decided he will not be allowed to continue to participate in the HBL Pakistan Super League.
“Instead, he will use this time to work with the PCB-appointed bowling consultant to modify his bowling action so that he can apply for a reassessment and become eligible to return to international cricket as quickly as practically possible. As per the Illegal Bowling Action Regulations, until Hasnain clears his reassessment, he will remain suspended from bowling in international cricket.”