Reinvented mystery spinner Akila Dananjaya will return to boost Sri Lanka for the one-day international series against SA after being cleared by the ICC of an illegal action. The five-match series starts in Johannesburg on March 3 and Dananjaya was named in the tourists’ squad of 17 players on Tuesday. Dananjaya was suspended from bowling due to a suspect action following Sri Lanka’s first Test against England in Galle in November 2018. He was reported by the match officials and banned by an independent committee that ruled the action illegal. The 25-year-old spent time remodelling his action and was cleared to carry on playing on Tuesday. “Following remedial work and reassessment‚ the bowling action of Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya has been found to be legal and he can resume bowling in international cricket,” the ICC said. Dananjaya has been successful in all formats of the game for Sri Lanka having taken 27 wickets in only five Tests‚ 46 wickets in 30 ODIs and 14 wickets in 1...

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