West Indies’ Samuels allowed to resume bowling

DUBAI: West Indies’ Marlon Samuels has been cleared to bowl once more after serving a 12-month ban for an unlawful bowling motion, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has stated.

West Indies' Samuels allowed to resume bowling
West Indies’ Samuels allowed to resume bowling

Batsman Samuels, who best bowls part-time off-spin for West Indies, won the ban in December 2015 after choosing up two suspensions in two years for a similar offence.

“Following remedial paintings and reassessment, the bowling motion of West Indies Marlon Samuels has been discovered to be criminal, and the participant can now resume bowling in global cricket,” the ICC stated in a observation.

“The umpires are nonetheless at liberty to document Samuels in the event that they consider he’s showing a suspect motion and now not reproducing the criminal motion from the reassessment.”

Samuels underwent checking out on Jan. 29 at Loughborough University in Britain. His elbow extension in his remodelled motion used to be inside the allowed 15 levels.

The 36-year-old’s ban stemmed from checking out in Brisbane after he used to be reported throughout the primary check defeat towards Sri Lanka in October 2015.

Samuels served a close to four-year bowling ban from 2008 due to considerations about his motion however used to be allowed to resume in 2011 after remedial paintings.

He used to be reported once more following a check in India in 2013 and therefore banned from bowling his faster deliveries however were allowed to proceed together with his same old off-break.

Samuels will have to go through additional research if he’s reported once more.

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