Ehsan Khan’s action cleared by ICC


Hong Kong offspinner Ehsan Khan has been allowed to bowl in international cricket after his action was found to be legal, the International Cricket Council has confirmed. He was reported during the ICC World Cup Qualifier game against Afghanistan on March 8.

“As per Article 3.6.2 of the ICC Illegal Bowling Regulations, Ehsan’s bowling action was filmed in the next match he played after being reported, which was against Zimbabwe on Saturday, and the video footage of his bowling spells were provided to the Event Panel of Helen Bayne and Mark King, who are both members of the ICC Panel of Human Movement Specialists, for analysis and assessment,” the ICC said in a release.

“The Event Panel concluded on Sunday that Ehsan Khan employs a legal bowling action, and, as such, he can continue bowling in international cricket.”

Ehsan has played 12 ODIs so far and has picked up 23 wickets at an average of 19.65. He has nine wickets from three games in the World Cup Qualifiers at an impressive average of 12.55.


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