London (Agencies): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced that following remedial work and re-assessment, Mohammad Hafeez’s bowling action has been found to be legal, and the off-spinner can now resume bowling in international cricket.
Reacting to the news, Hafeez tweeted he was happy to be allowed to bowl again and made a special mention of the NCA staff, thanking them for remedying his action.
Alham du Lillah ???????? , passed my ICC bowling action test , So happy , thanks to @TheRealPCB , @najamsethi for their support , special thanks to all NCA staff to help me in my remedial work , thanks to @1crowey & @PHurrion for their input ???????? ,— Mohammad Hafeez (@MHafeez22) May 1, 2018
On April 17, Hafeez underwent a re-assessment of his bowling action at the Loughborough University where it was revealed that the amount of elbow extension in his bowling action was within the 15-degree level of tolerance permitted under the ICC Illegal Bowling Regulations.