Mohammad Hafeez, the all-rounder and the former captain of Pakistan national team, will not be allowed to bowl in PSL (Pakistan Super League). The league management announced that Hafeez will not be given the bowling rights in PSL T20. The league was decided the matter by following the ICC rules. Hafeez was banned for one year by the International Cricket Council. ICC has the rules, if any player banned from International bowling side, he can bowl in domestic side and ICC permits him to keep in observation and the PSL just following the ICC rules.
PSL management said that the rules which they are following are from the highest standard level and they decided to stick with the International Cricket Council’s ruling against any cricketer. They also mentioned that they understood that Mohammad Hafeez was recently banned and they would follow the ICC’s decision. They also said that they must carry the rules in the full event of PLS tournament.
Hafeez was only banned from the site he is still allowed for batting action. On the drafted list he was named just as a batsman and the team who will select him, he have to maintain the rules. He can play only as the batsman. The rules was clearly announced before the final craft.
Peshawar Zalmi picked Hafeez to accept all condition of ICC. He was picked for $70,000 by Zalmi franchises. They pick Hafeez only as the batsman. The Zalmi head coach Mohammad Akram told that Hafeez had the ability to win matches by bouncing bowl but they respect the rules of the games and authorities.
Hafeez was reported that his bowling deliveries far away from the 15 degree limits. The report was claimed when he was playing SNGPL vs United Bank Limited in Karachi in Quaid-e-Azam trophy. At the bowling time some of his bowling deliveries was suspected and the matter immediately sent to Ali Zia, PCB’s illegal technical committee head. After that Hafeez was undergone the test of ICC-accredited lab which situated in Chennai. After his bowling test he was banned for one year.
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