LAHORE - Pakistan’s legendary off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq said that banned all-rounder M Hafeez has a minor defect in action.

Saqlain said Hafeez bowling action has the minor bend which will be corrected in a few days unlike Ajmal’s elbow bend which is taking time to correct. Both banned spinner are working on to correct their bowling action in NCA under the supervision of Saqlain. Ajmal and Hafeez would leave for Chennai in couple of days for their unofficial action test before the ICC’s action review later this month.

Saqlain is very hopeful that both bowlers would play World Cup 2015, as Ajmal and Hafeez working hard to correct their bowling action. In case Ajmal unable to clear the test, he will be banned from international cricket for the whole year while Yasir Shah who is waiting for his debut would replace Ajmal in mega event.