The IPL has revealed a statement that announced, KKR’s Sunil Narine has been take off the IPL’s suspected illegal bowling action warning list.
IndiaToday reported, “Sunil Narine, the Kolkata Knight Riders player, has been cleared by the IPL’s Suspect Bowling Action Committee. Sunil Narine was reported for bowling with a suspected illegal bowling action during his team’s Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match against Kings XI Punjab at Abu Dhabi on October 10. Following the report, Mr Narine was placed on the IPL Warning List,”.
“KKR requested for an Official Assessment of Mr Narine’s action from the IPL Suspect Bowling Action Committee, submitting action footage in slow motion with back and side angles.
The Committee carefully reviewed all the deliveries of action footage sent of Mr Narine with the naked eye and has come to the conclusion that the elbow-bend appears to be within the range of permissible limits.
The Committee also noted that Mr. Narine should reproduce the same action going forward in the IPL 2020 matches as presented to the Committee in the video footage. Narine has now been removed from the IPL Suspect Action Warning List,”.
Earlier KKR released an official statement stating that the report came as surprice to the franchise and Narine, considering he has played over 115 games in the IPL since 2012 and as many as 68 games since 2015.
In 2015, Narine had to serve a suspension from bowling in international cricket after his action was deemed illegal by the International Cricket Council.