PESHAWAR, September 10: Pakistan Cricket Board has hired the services of a previous off spinner, Mr Saqlain Mushtaq, to improve the bowling action of spinner Mr Saeed Ajmal of the national cricket team.

According to a PCB statement, Mr Saqlain will come to Pakistan from London soon to train Mr Ajmal.

On 9 September, the International Cricket Council suspended Mr Ajmal for illegal bowling action. However, he has been allowed for appeal and retest of his bowling action.

The PCB has decided first to work on his bowling action to improve it, and then think about the appeal.