Sunil Narine's remodeled action within ICC's limits: Officials

Sunil Narine hasn't played a competitive match since last November.

Last Updated: Feb 03, 2016, 14:30 PM IST
Sunil Narine's remodeled action within ICC's limits: Officials

New Delhi: There is a big sign of relief for West Indian cricketer Sunil Narine as the officials monitoring the spinner's remodeled action hinted that now it's within the limits set by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Local match referee Michael Ragoonath and cricket administrator Jeffrey Guillen both said they saw nothing to be concerned about while watching Narine's new action in local matches over the weekend, reports CMC.

Ragoonath, who was referee for two matches involving Narine, also confirmed that he hadn't received any negative reports from the umpires who officiated.

"Sunil played in both games and the umpires did not report anything to me. What I did was to video tape his bowling to have a look at it and when we sat down and viewed the footage, we found him to be well within the limits allowed for bending of the arm," Ragoonath was quotes as saying by the IANS.

Narine hasn't played a competitive match since last November, when his action was found suspected during the West Indies' series against Sri Lanka.

Now the wily spinner is scheduled to be tested at the Loughborough University in England next month.

Surprisingly, even after the ban, Narine has been included in the West Indies 15-man squad for the Twenty20 World Cup, scheduled to take place in India between March-April.

(With Agency inputs)