Gunn reported by umpires

Jenny Gunn

Jenny Gunn is allowed to continue playing while she undergoes assessment

England fast bowler Jenny Gunn and Sri Lanka off-spinner Rose Fernando have been reported because of suspected illegal actions.

The two bowlers were reported by umpires Gerard Abood and Kathy Cross at the conclusion of the World Cup opener in Canberra on Saturday, which England won by 100 runs.

In their report the umpires raised concerns over the Gunn’s short-pitched deliveries and Fernando’s quicker balls and decided it was appropriate for these to be scrutinised further under International Cricket Council guidelines.

Gunn faces analysis of her action by the ECB, after which she may be advised to modify it.

In the meantime, she and Fernando can continue to play in the World Cup.