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13 Jan 2019

#AUSvIND: Ambati Rayudu reported for suspect bowling action

Rayudu to undergo bowling test within 14 days

Indian cricket team middle order batsman Ambati Rayudu has been reported with a suspect bowling action during the ODI encounter against Australia in Sydney on Saturday.

Rayudu bowled just two overs and gave away 13 runs.

There is a concern over the 33-year-old spinner's action.

India lost the first ODI by 34 runs.

Here's more on Rayudu.

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Rayudu to undergo bowling test within 14 days
Rayudu will be required to undergo testing within 14 days

Testing

Rayudu will be required to undergo testing within 14 days

According to a report in the ICC's official website, Rayudu's action will now be scrutinized further under the ICC process.

Meanwhile, the match officials' report was handed over to the India team management post the Sydney encounter.

Rayudu will be required to undergo testing within a 14-day period.

During this time, he will be allowed to bowl until the results of testing is known.

Rayudu reported for suspect bowling at the SCG

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Rayudu bowling

Rayudu has hardly bowled in his ODI career

Rayudu bowled in just nine of his 46 innings in ODIs.

Indian captain Virat Kohli turned up to Rayudu after leaving out Kedar Jadhav from the starting XI.

Dinesh Karthik was preferred ahead of the part-time all-rounder.

India trail Australia 0-1 in the three-match series.

The second ODI will be held on Tuesday and is scheduled for 8:50 AM IST start.

What's the rule set by ICC?

The rule set by the ICC allows a bowler to flex their elbows only up to 15 degrees. During the testing, if Rayudu is shown to flex beyond that, he will be suspended from bowling in international cricket, before needing to rectify the same.

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What has the ICC stated about Ambati Rayudu's bowling?

What is the next happening in store?

Can he bowl until the results of the testing comes out?

How many overs did he bowl on Saturday?

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What has the ICC stated about Ambati Rayudu's bowling?

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The match officials in the first ODI between India and Australia in Sydney, reported Rayudu with a suspect bowling action.

What is the next happening in store?

Asked 2 minutes ago by Arjun Mehta

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The report states that Rayudu's bowling action will now be scrutinised further under the ICC process. He is required to undergo testing within 14 days.

Can he bowl until the results of the testing comes out?

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Yes. Rayudu will be able to bowl until the results of the testing comes out.

How many overs did he bowl on Saturday?

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Rayudu bowled a total of two overs on Saturday in Sydney.

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