Part-time bowler Ambati Rayudu has been banned from bowling in international cricket by the International Cricket Council (ICC) with immediate effect, after he failed to submit to a test of his bowling action.
Rayudu was reported on January 13 for suspect bowling action during India's first one-day international (ODI) of their series against Australia. Ambati failed to submit to a test of his action within the stipulated 14 days.
The ICC stated 'The suspension will remain in place until he is tested, and can demonstrate he is able to bowl with a legal action.' The added, "Rayudu may be allowed to bowl in domestic cricket events played under the auspices of the BCCI (Indian cricket board)."