PCB planning to import illegal bowling action detecting software from Oz

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Karachi: Domestic cricket head of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Intikhab Alam has said that the board is planning to import a software from Australia to detect bowlers breaking the 15-degree elbow extension limit allowed by the ICC, as he feels that illegal bowling action is a worldwide problem.
Intikhab said that besides setting up a biomechanics lab at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore with 22 high-speed cameras and related software Pakistan is also planning to import a software from Australia to detect bowlers having illegal actions.
Intikhab said that the software includes using a wrist scanner on the bowler and computer software and cameras, The Dawn reported. He also said they were planning to have Saeed Ajmal undergo bio-mechanic tests with a corrected bowling action before the World Cup so that the ace off-spinner is available for selection for the mega event next year.
Intikhab further said that the PCB would use all modern methods, including a functional biomechanics lab, to stamp out the menace of illegal bowling actions in domestic cricket.
(ANI)

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