This player is mainly a batsman and bowls part time but now ECB has banned this player due to action.
Adam Leith banned from bowling. (Yorkshire Twitter)
an england cricketer England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has been banned from bowling in tournaments. The reason for this is the wrong bowling action of this player. The name of this player is Adam Lith. Adam’s bowling action was independently investigated at Loughborough University. The ECB has said that the decision to ban has been taken after following the board’s rules regarding investigation of suspicious bowling action.
34-year-old Adam is a batsman and has scored more than 20,000 runs in domestic cricket. He also does off-spin with the right hand. Adam plays for Yorkshire. He is currently playing for Northern Superchargers in The Hundred. He bowled an over and conceded 15 runs against Lancashire in the semi-finals of the Vitality Blast played on 16 July. In this match, on-field umpires David Millans and Neil Malander complained about his suspicious bowling action.
Adam Lyth has been suspended from bowling in ECB competitions following an independent assessment of his bowling action conducted at Loughborough University #OneRose
— Yorkshire CCC (@YorkshireCCC) August 12, 2022
Action is not according to the rules
After the complaint, when Adam’s action was investigated, it was found that his bowling arm turned more than 15 degrees. That’s why he has been banned from bowling in ECB tournaments, including the ongoing The Hundred. This ban on him will remain till then he does not prove his action right in the second Test. However, this is not a big deal for Yorkshire and Superchargers as Adam did not bowl regularly. He used to bowl only occasionally. In The Hundred-2022, he has not bowled yet.
Excellent form shown in domestic season
Adam is primarily a batsman and he is in excellent form at the moment. In the current domestic season, he yorkshire He played 10 county matches for and scored 608 runs at an average of 38. He was the highest run scorer in the Vitality Blast. He scored 525 runs in 16 matches at a strike rate of 177.36. He continued his form in The Hundred as well. In this tournament that started on August 3, he scored 79 runs in 33 balls against the Oval Invincibles. Although this match was lost by his team Supercharges. In the team’s first match, Adam played an innings of 51 runs in 30 balls against Manchester Originals. He is the highest run scorer this season.