Sri Lankan bowler Akila Dananjaya banned from bowling for 1 year

The International Cricket Council has banned Sri Lankan off-spinner Akila Dananjaya from bowling in international matches for 1 year. The ban was imposed after his bowling action was found to be illegal after. He will be entitled to approach the ICC for a re-assessment of his bowling action after the expiry of this one-year period.

The umpires questioned his bowling action in the first Test against New Zealand at Galle, held in August 2019.

Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS RRB Clerk Mains:

  • ICC Chairman: Shashank Manohar; Headquarters: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • The 13th edition of ICC Cricket World Cup will be held in India from February 9 to March 26, 2023.

Source: The Business Standard

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