DNA – The International Cricket Council (ICC) will impose a ban of minimum six Tests or 12 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) on ball tampering offenders as it has now been upgraded as a Level 3 offence as per its new code of conduct.

Summary

  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) will impose a ban of minimum six Tests or 12 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) on ball tampering offenders as it has now been upgraded as a Level 3 offence as per its new code of conduct.
  • Another significant development is the sanction on number of private Twenty20 International (T20I) leagues that a player might be allowed to participate so that there is no compromise when it comes to national duty.
  • The ball tampering incident involving Steve Smith and David Warner has forced ICC to upgrade it as Level 3 offence which will carry 12 suspension points.
  • Meanwhile ICC wants to reign in on T20 freelancers who are trading national duty in order to play domestic leagues.
  • While ICC didnt clarify how many leagues a player can take part, it is understood to be not more than 3.


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