10 Dec 2014

Williamson cleared to bowl for Black Caps

11:31 am on 10 December 2014

Black Caps all-rounder Kane Williamson has been cleared to bowl again at international level, but he says it will take some time to get his bowling back to the level it was before he was banned.

Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson Photo: PHOTOSPORT

The International Cricket Council confirmed, following remedial work and a re-test, that Williamson's bowling action has been deemed legal.

The stand-in New Zealand captain was banned in July as part of a clampdown on bowlers with suspect actions.

Williamson says he's delighted to be able to contribute to the Black Caps with both bat and ball once more.

He says adjusting his body position was key to changing his bowling delivery to a legal action.

The 24-year-old can still be reported if umpires find he's not reproducing the legal technique that was analysed during the re-test.

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