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CHENNAI (Staff Report) – Security for Pakistani off-spinner Bilal Asif has been beefed up in India after Hindu extremist party, Shiv Sena, attacked the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai, Indian official said.


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Bilal Asif is in India where he will undergo test of his bowling action at Chennai on the request of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

The meeting between the PCB chief and his Indian counterpart was rescheduled after workers of the hardline Hindu nationalist party barged into the BCCI headquarters and chanted slogans against PCB Chairma Shaharyar Khan.

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The meeting between Khan and his Indian counterpart Shashank Manohar would now take place in New Delhi.

The Pakistani off-spinner was reported with a suspected illegal bowling action during the third and final One-Day International against Zimbabwe in Harare.

Earlier, Shiv Sena demanded Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar to immediately leave the country.

Read more: Shiv Sena threatens Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar to leave India

Dar is performing his duty in ongoing India home series against South Africa.