first_img Press Trust of India New DelhiFebruary 18, 2019UPDATED: February 18, 2019 23:05 IST Akila Dananjaya had been barred from bowling in international cricket after being assessed on November 23 (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSAkila Dananjaya’s remodelled bowling action was assessed in Chennai on February 2Dananjaya’s remodelled bowling action is within ICC’s 15-degree level of toleranceDananjaya was suspended from bowling after being reported during the 1st Test vs EnglandThe International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday cleared spinner Akila Dananjaya to resume bowling in international cricket following the Sri Lankan’s remedial work and a subsequent remodelling of suspect action.According to ICC, Dananjaya’s remodelled bowling action was assessed in Chennai on February 2.It was found that the amount of elbow extension for all his deliveries was within the 15-degree level of tolerance permitted under the ICC Illegal Bowling Regulations.”Match Officials are still at liberty to report Dananjaya if they believe he is displaying a suspect action and not reproducing the legal action from the assessment,” the ICC media release stated.To assist the match officials, they will be provided with images and video footage of the bowler’s remodeled legal bowling action.Dananjaya was suspended from bowling after being reported during the first Test against England in Galle from 6-10 November and subsequently underwent an independent assessment of his bowling action in Brisbane on November 23, following which he was barred from bowling in international cricket.Also Read | India should not play Pakistan in 2019 Cricket World Cup: Harbhajan SinghAlso Read | How Jhulan Goswami’s No.1 ranking inspired Smriti MandhanaFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byPTI Tags :Follow ICCFollow Sri LankaFollow Akila DananjayaFollow bowlingFollow International Cricket ICC allows Akila Dananjaya to resume bowling in International cricketSri Lankan Akila Dananjaya remodelled his bowling action and will now be allowed to bowl in International cricket after he was assessed in Chennai on February 2.advertisementlast_img read more