New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and Sri Lanka’s Akila Dananjaya have been reported for suspect bowling action after the first Test between the two sides in Galle, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Tuesday
Both the players are right-arm off-break spinners and their bowling actions came under scrutiny during the opening Test which ended on 18 August.
In a statement ICC said: “The match officials’ report, which was handed over to the management of both teams, cited concerns about the legality of the bowling actions of both players.”
🇳🇿's Kane Williamson and 🇱🇰's Akila Dananjaya have been reported for suspect bowling action after the first Test in Galle.https://t.co/mYHAaIs1vu
— ICC (@ICC) August 20, 2019
Williamson and Dananjaya will now undergo testing within 14 days from the reporting date (18 August), and, during this period both will be permitted to continue bowling in international cricket until the results of the testing are known.