• Rayudu cops ICC bowling suspension

    The ICC announced on Monday that Indian bowler Ambati Rayudu has been suspended from bowling in international cricket.

    The 33-year-old was reported on 13 January for a suspect action during the first one-day international of their series against Australia in Sydney.

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    However, according to Article 11.5 of the regulations and with the consent of the board of control for cricket in India, Rayudu may be allowed to bowl in domestic cricket events played under the auspices of the BCCI.

    Rayudu has bowled just 121 balls in international cricket (all in ODIs) with his right-arm off-breaks, taking three wickets with a best of 1-5 (ave 41.33). He has yet to play in a Test, but has played in 50 ODIs, scoring 1571 runs (ave 50.67, S/R 79.86) with a highest score of 124 not out. He has scored three ODI centuries and nine half-centuries.

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