Mohammad Hafeez is not going to face any penalty over his outburst within the media towards the ICC’s technique of reviewing suspect actions.
The Pakistan allrounder was given the chance to make clear his feedback to a three-member PCB disciplinary committee and he mentioned: “”My intention was to not criticise ICC protocols nor did I point out any revered cricket board in my interview. The interview was all about my solutions to enhance the [bowling action test] requirements and to take away doubts from the minds of cricket followers. Sadly, my feedback have been misinterpreted and used out of context.”
The committee, which included Director Cricket Operations Haroon Rasheed, Media Director Amjad Hussain and Common Supervisor Salman Naseer, accepted his clarification and declared the matter resolved.
Hafeez, 37, had questioned the ICC’s strategies of discovering bowlers with suspect actions final month after he was reported for one, then banned and was lastly cleared to bowl once more. Having been via such scrutiny for a 3rd time in his profession, Hafeez urged the relative energy of cricket boards got here into the image and puzzled how umpires may spot the tiniest errors in a bowler’s supply.
He informed BBC Urdu that the outcomes of his testing in Loughborough confirmed that he flexed his elbow solely a few levels over the appropriate restrict of 15. “So I’ve my doubts about this calling system. That is suspicious, why are match referees or on-field umpires not capable of see these flexing as much as 35, however me with 16 levels.”
The PCB had initially taken no real interest in the remarks, however have been moved to motion as soon as the ICC took discover of them.