ICC World Twenty20: Timely boost for Bangladesh as Arafat Sunny, Taskin Ahmed cleared to bowl

While the assessment report is yet to come, both the players are "free to bowl" as per the ICC regulations.

Updated: Mar 15, 2016, 18:59 PM IST
ICC World Twenty20: Timely boost for Bangladesh as Arafat Sunny, Taskin Ahmed cleared to bowl

New Delhi: Bangladesh cricket team received a major boost ahead of their ICC World Twenty20 opener against Pakistan on Wednesday with the return of left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny and pacer Taskin Ahmed, who were reported for suspect action.

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza said that the duo have been tested and their participation would be depending on the conditions.

"They have already been tested and will join us. We're still making plans, it all depends on the condition on whether to include them," Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza said.

Left-arm spinner Sunny and pace bowler Taskin were reported for suspect bowling actions during their side's first qualifying match against the Netherlands in Dharamsala on Wednesday and were sent to Chennai for independent testing.

While the assessment report is yet to come, both the players are "free to bowl" as per the ICC regulations.

Bangladesh although isn't sure on the return of injured pacer Mashrafe Mortaza.

(With PTI inputs)