Carribean all-rounder Marlon Samuels is now allowed to bowl International Cricket after his bowling action was found to be authorized, the International Cricket Council declared here on Thursday.
The Kingston, Jamaica born player was last stated as the Galle Test versus Sri Lanka in October 2015 and was consequently suspended for 12 months in December 2015 after an independent evaluation disclosed bowling action for the second time in 24 seconds.
"The International Cricket Council ( ICC ) announced that following remedial work and reassessment, the bowling action of West Indies Mark Samuels has been found to be legal, and the player can now resume bowling in International Cricket, "the ICC said in statement.
"On January 29 Samuels underwant a reassessment of his bowling action at the National Cricket performance centre in Loughborough where it was revealed that the amount of elbow extension for all his off - spin in deliveries was within the 15 degree level of tolerance permitted under the ICC regulations for the review of bowlers reported with suspected illegal bowling action." The statement added.