Illegal action: Mohammad Hafeez banned from bowling in English domestic cricket.


SYDNEY -- Pakistani offspinner Mohammad Hafeez has been suspended from bowling by the English Cricket Board after his action was found to be illegal. The 39-year-old all-rounder, a veteran of 274 T20s including 89 T20 internationals, has accepted the verdict "despite identifying procedural testing flaws, which have been accepted by the review committee". According to a statement issued by ECB on Tuesday, Hafeez has been suspended from bowling in ECB competitions following a Bowling Review Group (BRG) appeal hearing at Lord's. "The off-spinner's suspension follows the process set out in the ECB's Regulations for the Review of Bowlers Reported with a...

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