Sunil Narine has been banned from bowling off spinners in the IPL © IANS
Sunil Narine has been banned from bowling off spinners in the IPL © IANS

Port of Spain: The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) has expressed support for West Indies spinner Sunil Narine, who has been banned from bowling off-breaks in matches organised by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). ALSO READ: Robin Uthappa feels Sunil Narine will return stronger

The TTCB has dispatched a letter to Narine pledging its support and offering assistance to the spinner whose ban also extends to Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 matches. Narine could be suspended if he uses the off-break again in the ongoing IPL but is allowed to continue bowling his other deliveries, reports CMC. LOOK UP: Sunil Narine banned by BCCI from bowling off-spin in IPL 2015

“The TTCB are very supportive of Sunil Narine as he currently embarks on addressing the issues raised by the BCCI concerning his bowling action,” TTCB Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Suruj Ragoonath said. READ ALSO: Rahul Dravid welcomes BCCI’s stringent action on chucking

“We are fully committed to assisting Sunil in whatever way he needs our support. We know it is a trying time and it’s difficult but we know Sunil has the necessary resolve to overcome this situation and continue to mesmerise batsmen around the world.”

Narine’s ban was imposed after the BCCI suspect bowling action committee reviewed evidence over the weekend. A member of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Narine is now expected to undergo corrective work on his action again after which he can request for another assessment by the BCCI committee.