Sportskeeda – Smart watch controversy needless: Ramiz Raja

News 27 May 2018, 11:53 IST

Karachi, May 27 (PTI) Former Test captain Ramiz Raja says the smart watch controversy was unnecessarily created by media during the Pakistan and England Test match at Lords.

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  • Smart watch controversy needless: Ramiz RajaNews 27 May 2018, 11:53 IST Karachi, May 27 (PTI) Former Test captain Ramiz Raja says the smart watch controversy was unnecessarily created by media during the Pakistan and England Test match at Lords.
  • ICC’s Anti-Corruption officials rapped the Pakistan team for two of its players, Asad Shafiq and Babar Azam, wearing apple smart watches on the field on the first day of the match.
  • The Pakistani media has also reported that even the ICC’s anti-corruption officer in the Lords test was not aware of the rules and laws governing wearing of a smart watch in a match.
  • Due to rising incidents of corruption in international cricket, the ICC has now even stopped umpires, trainers and team officials from using smart watches during matches on the ground.
  • The report said the ICC headquarters got in touch with its Anti-corruption officer and updated him and then he reprimanded the Pakistani players for wearing the smart watches on fieldFetching more content…

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