Waller reported to ICC for chucking


Zimbabwe face the prospect of a second spinner being banned for chucking this year, as Malcolm Waller has 21 days from date of reporting to get his action tested and cleared.

Waller was reported after the second Test against Bangladesh in Khulna last week, and could join Prosper Utseya, who was banned a few months ago, on the crackdown list. Waller can bowl in matches until he's tested.

The ICC statement said: "The match officials' report, which was handed over to the Zimbabwe team manager Mufaro Chiturumani after the Test concluded on Friday, cited concerns about the legality of the 30-year-old's bowling action.
"Waller's bowling action will now be scrutinised further under the ICC process relating to suspected illegal bowling actions reported in Tests, ODIs and T20Is.

"He is required to undergo testing within 21 days, and, during this period, Waller is permitted to continue bowling in international cricket until the results of the testing are known."

Aside from Utseya, there are a number of other spinners banned at the moment, including Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal, New Zealand's Kane Williamson and Bangladesh' Sohag Gazi.