We shall call it a no-ball
, David," I said gravely.
NBO total was also greatly helped by a whopping 34 extras, including 19 wides and two no-balls
by Ahli Bank bowlers.
Pakistan paceman Amir was rumbled for bowling deliberate no-balls
and getting a backhander from a bookie.
The 24-year-old left-armer can expect a cool reception from fans at Lord's, where he was caught bowling no-balls
to order in a sting operation carried out by a tabloid newspaper.
ALEX Hales' fortunate escape en route to his career-best 94 left disappointed Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford calling for a change of policy on no-balls
from the International Cricket Council.
CONVICTED spot-fixer Mohammad Amir is set to make his Test return at the ground where he delivered no-balls
to order in 2010.
Amir along with then-Pakistan captain Salman Butt and new-ball partner Mohammad Asif, were found guilty of arranging deliberate no-balls
in return for money during the Lord's Test against England in August 2010.
The fast bowler, who also served three months of a six-month prison sentence, returned figures of one wicket for 31 from his four overs, following his ban for deliberately bowling no-balls
during a Test against England at Lord's in August 2010.
The committee recommended that all "no-balls
" in ODI and T20I cricket should result in a free hit, rather than just "foot fault" no-balls
But the bowlers weren't really up to it and the fielding, dropped catches and no-balls
here and there.
With their most dangerous wickettaker Ben Stokes struggling to find his feet - and plonking them in the wrong place for eight no-balls
- Durham needed to do something different.
The highest contribution to Pakistan's innings came in the form of extras -- a whopping 51 (38 wides, 10 no-balls
, 3 leg-byes).