Papua New Guinea bowler can bowl in international cricket
The left arm pace bowler was originally reported during the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in February 2014.
In advance of any re-test, a player who has been banned from bowling in international cricket is required to identify the various types of delivery he wants assessed, with a view to bowling those types of delivery in international matches should his suspension be lifted. Pokana identified his fast good length, fast short ball and his fast Yorker as the types of delivery he would be bowling.
At the re-test Pokana’s range of deliveries all measured within the 15-degree level of tolerance permitted under the ICC Regulations for the Review of Bowlers Reported with Suspected Illegal Bowling Actions.
The umpires are still at liberty to report Pokana in the future if they believe he is displaying a suspect action and not reproducing the legal action that was analysed during the re-test.