Cape Times (South Africa) – Cape Town – The Western Province Cricket Association (WPCA) has found provincial batsman Qaasim Adams, 34, guilty of bringing the game into disrepute following an incident allegedly involving a firearm.

Summary

  • Cape Town – The Western Province Cricket Association (WPCA) has found provincial batsman Qaasim Adams, 34, guilty of bringing the game into disrepute following an incident allegedly involving a firearm.
  • Adams has been suspended for 12 playing days from semi-professional cricket first-class, but the association has cleared him to play club cricket.
  • The disciplinary process conducted by the WPCA concluded when all the parties involved entered into a plea and sanction agreement in terms of which Adams admitted to contravening the spirit of the game of cricket and bringing the game into disrepute.
  • The incident involved team-mate Givon Christian on the evening of the second day of a recent match between Western Province and South Western Districts in November, where Adams allegedly brandished his weapon.
  • According to Cricket Club SA, the incident happened after day two of Western Province’s Cricket South Africa 3-Day provincial cup fixture against South Western Districts in Oudtshoorn.

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