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Bowling actions of Kumar, Sole and Abioye found illegal

Dubai: Selladore Kumar of Singapore, Tom Sole of Scotland and Abiodun Abioye of Nigeria have been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect after their actions was found to be illegal in the ongoing T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019.

Kumar was reported by match officials during Singapore's match against Scotland on October 18, Sole in Scotland's match against Kenya on October 19 and Abioye during Nigeria's match against Canada on October 21, said ICC in a media release.

Video footage of the players bowling in the event was shared with the Event Panel for review.

The Event Panel concluded that all three bowlers employ illegal bowling actions and as such, in accordance with Article 6.7 of the regulations, they are immediately suspended from bowling in international cricket.

The suspensions shall remain in place until such time the players submit to an assessment of their bowling actions at an ICC approved Testing Centre and the assessment concludes that their bowling actions are legal.

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