Ronsford Beaton, West Indies, Trinbago Knight Riders, Guyana, ICC, suspect action
Ronsford Beaton in action, on international debut © Getty Images

ICC have cleared Ronsford Beaton’s bowling action, allowing him to resume bowling in international cricket. Beaton, the Guyana, West Indies, and Trinbago Knight Riders seamer, was reported for a suspect action after an ODI against New Zealand at Christchurch on December 23. On May 2, ICC had banned him from bowling in international cricket. Beaton remodelled his action and underwent a reassessment at Loughborough University, Leicestershire, on August 13. The committee subsequently cleared his action.

However, officials can report Beaton again if they find his action suspect. They will be provided with photographic and video evidences of his new action. Mohammad Hafeez, for example, has been banned from bowling in international cricket several times, but he has come back with remodelled actions.

Beaton has not played international cricket since the Christchurch ODI, where he picked up his only international wicket, of George Worker. He had figures of 8-0-60-1 as New Zealand piled up 325 for 6 before skittling out West Indies for 121. He did not do too poorly in his other ODI, his debut, at Whangarei, on December 20, but West Indies lost there as well.