South Australian cricket captain Johan Botha has called for changes to Cricket Australia’s policy on suspect bowling actions in his first official comments since being reported earlier this month.
Botha was cited by umpires for a suspect action during the domestic one-day series.
It is the third time the South African has been reported in his career but he was cleared to continue bowling last week after biomechanical testing in Canberra.
Botha says there is nothing to stop his action again coming under scrutiny and wants a grace period for bowlers who have been tested and cleared.
“Ninety days of no reporting. I think that’s obviously for the off-field staff to discuss that one,” he said.
“They’ve got to find some sort of a way to help the bowler out or help the player out at least.
“It can’t just go back and forth and be tested three or four times in a summer.”