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Loughborough University has become the latest testing centre to be accredited by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
This means that bowlers with suspicious actions can now be tested at Loughborough University, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cricket Australia’s national cricket centre in Brisbane and the Sri Ramachandra University in Chennai.
It has also been announced that all testing at Loughborough University will be overseen by Dr Mark King.
“Loughborough University is the latest centre to assist in the management of the issue of illegal bowling actions in cricket,” ICC cricket general manager Geoff Allardice said. “This strengthens the ICC’s ongoing commitment to eradicating illegal bowling actions and we look forward to continuing the good work that has been done.”
England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) acting chief executive Brian Havill added: “The ECB is committed to assisting the ICC in tackling the issue of illegal bowling actions in international cricket. It is excellent news that the NCPC’s facilities, equipment and expertise through Dr Mark King and Loughborough University can be utilised for this purpose.”