Chucking

Controversy over illegitimate bowling actions - a burning issue in the 1950s - flared up again in the mid-to-late-1990s after Muttiah Muralitharan was no-balled repeatedly in Australia. Since then a number of bowlers (Shoaib Akhtar, Shoaib Malik, Harbhajan Singh and Jermaine Lawson prominent among them) have undergone remedial work after having their actions reported.

Sri Lanka almost storm off as Murali 'chucking' row boils over

ADELAIDE, Australia, Jan 23 (AFP) - The Muttiah Muralitharan "chucking" row boiled over at Adelaide Oval Saturday when play was held up for 12 minutes after the Sri Lankans protested umpire Ross Emerson's no-ball call for throwing in the one-day

Mushtaq Ahmed has a word with Saeed Ajmal during training

South Africa domestic news

Engelbrecht's reworked action deemed legal

Cape Cobras offspinner Sybrand Engelbrecht has been cleared to resume bowling with immediate effect following a nod from an independent assessment

Mushtaq Ahmed has a word with Saeed Ajmal during training

'Biomechanics takes the guesswork out of coaching'

Former fast bowling legend and coach extraordinaire, Frank Tyson has been patrolling the frontiers where sport meets science for decades now. He spoke about studying techniques, why Indian batsmen are bad on bouncy wickets, and chucking

Mushtaq Ahmed has a word with Saeed Ajmal during training

Pakistan news

Hafeez banned from bowling for 12 months

Pakistan allrounder Mohammad Hafeez has been banned from bowling for 12 months after his action was found to be illegal a second time since November 2014

Mushtaq Ahmed has a word with Saeed Ajmal during training

IPL 2015 news

Narine to undergo test in Chennai again

Kolkata Knight Riders have decided to send Sunil Narine for another test of his bowling action after the match officials expressed "concerns" over "fair amount" of deliveries the offspinner bowled in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday in V

Mushtaq Ahmed has a word with Saeed Ajmal during training

IPL 2015 news

Narine reported for suspect action again

Kolkata Knight Riders offspinner Sunil Narine has been reported by the match officials for a suspect action following the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 22

Mushtaq Ahmed has a word with Saeed Ajmal during training

Pakistan news

Hafeez cleared to bowl in international cricket

Mohammad Hafeez, the Pakistan allrounder, has been cleared to bowl in international cricket after the results of a test conducted on his bowling action in an ICC-accredited facility in Chennai on April 9