Colombo - Shaminda Erangaha's bowling action was found to be
legal and the paceman has been cleared to resume playing for Sri Lanka more
than a year after he was banned, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has
Eranga was reported during the second Test against England
at Chester-le-Street in May 2016 and was barred from bowling in international
matches when his action was found to be illegal following an independent
"Eranga underwent a re-assessment of his bowling
action... with the assessment concluding that the amount of elbow extension in
his standard deliveries was within the 15-degree level of tolerance
permitted," the governing body said.
Eranga's ban was announced a few hours after he was taken to
hospital for heart tests when he reported feeling discomfort while batting
during a one-day international against Ireland.