Shane Shillingford cleared to resume bowling in international cricket

Shane Shillingford is cleared by the International Cricket Council to resume bowling for the West Indies.

Shane Shillingford has been cleared to resume bowling in international cricket following a period of testing.

The West Indies spinner was reported to the International Cricket Council in November due to concerns over a suspected illegal bowling action.

After his arm was found to be extending further than the permitted 15 degrees for his off-breaks and doosras, the 31-year-old was suspended by the ICC.

However, his off-breaks and arm balls have now been deemed legal, but his doosra delivery remains banned.

Shillingford has taken 65 wickets in 14 Tests for the West Indies.

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