Source: News Bharati English03 Dec 2016 10:05:18

Bulawayo, December 3: Zimbabwe pace bowler Brian Vitori was agains surrounded by problems when his bowling action came under review again. The fast bowler of the African nation has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action during the final of the tri-series in Bulawayo on Sunday which Sri Lanka won by six wickets.
The Match Officials’ Report, which was handed over to the Zimbabwe management, cited concerns about the legality of the 26-year-old’s bowling action during the course of the match. Vitori had been suspended from bowling in January 2016 but was permitted to resume bowling in June 2016 after remedial work and a subsequent reassessment.

With Vitori being reported again, he will be required to submit to further testing within 14 days. He is, however, permitted to continue bowling in international cricket until the results of the testing are known. Zimbabwe fast bowler will be required to submit to further testing within 14 days.

The ICC regulations for the review of bowlers reported with suspected illegal bowling actions can be explained as follows:

  • Home Board means the national board or association which the Player plays for when representing his country at cricket.

  • Host Country means the country in which the relevant Match takes place. Illegal Bowling Action means a bowling action which contravenes Law 24.2 (as read with Law 24.3) of the Laws of Cricket. Match means a match defined as International Cricket in accordance with paragraph 1.1.1 below.

  • Match Referee means the referee appointed for the relevant Match. Player(s) means a cricketer who participates or has participated in International Cricket. Umpire means the umpire appointed for the relevant Match.