CHENNAI AND BRISBANE APPROVED AS TESTING CENTRES.

The ICC has accredited centres in Brisbane and Chennai as testing venues for suspected illegal bowling actions. Cricket Australia’s National Cricket Centre in Brisbane and the Sri Ramachandra University in Chennai join Cardiff Metropolitan University as testing facilities for bowlers reported in international cricket. The accreditation comes in a year when the ICC have becoming increasingly vigilant over bowling actions.

An ICC release said that the two centres were assessed for several factors including the availability of “a motion analysis system with a minimum of 12 high speed cameras capable of producing three-dimensional data”, qualified personnel to operate the system and enough indoor space for tests to be conducted.

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