03 December 201517:15

Christine Erkelens reported for suspect bowling action

The match officials’ report cited concerns about the legality of the 24-year-old medium pace bowler’s deliveries

Christine Erkelens reported for suspect bowling action - Cricket News

Following a review of the action, the Expert Panel will determine whether or not Erkelens’ bowling action is legal in accordance with the ICC’s provisions.

Netherlands’ Christine Erkelens has been reported with a suspect bowling action during the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier against China in Bangkok on Tuesday, which China won by five wickets.

The match officials’ report, which was handed over to the Netherlands team management, cited concerns about the legality of the 24-year-old medium pace bowler’s deliveries.

The KNCB is now required to film Ms Erkelens bowling action in an upcoming match and submit the video footage to the Expert Panel for review. Following its review, the Expert Panel will determine whether or not Ms Erkelens bowling action is legal in accordance with the provisions of Section 3 of the ICC Regulations for the Review of Bowlers Reported with Suspected Illegal Actions (the “Regulations”).

Details of the ICC regulations for the review of bowlers reported with suspected illegal bowling actions can be found here.