Chris Green suspended from bowling due to illegal action

Offspinner Chris Green has been suspended from bowling due to an illegal action, Cricket Australia announced on Wednesday.

Green was withdrawn from the Sydney Thunder squad for their Big Bash League match against Melbourne Stars, scheduled for later in the day.

He was reported by umpires Nathan Johnstone, Mike Graham-Smith and third umpire Paul Wilson, after the match between the Thunder and Stars at the Sydney Showground Stadium on January 2.

Green will be unable to for a minimum of 90 days in CA-run competitions, effective immediately. After the 90-day suspension has elapsed, Green will be eligible to undergo testing once again with a view to returning to bowling.

Green had been picked up by Kolkata Knight Riders at his base price of INR 20 lakh in the IPL auction on December 19.

More to follow

Source: ESPN Crickinfo

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