India – Sri Lanka Sports Minister has stressed that the current rules regarding ball-tampering are “vague and lack clarity” and therefore the International Cricket Council (ICC) should come out with “simple and clear” rules.

Summary

  • Sri Lanka Sports Minister has stressed that the current rules regarding ball-tampering are “vague and lack clarity” and therefore the International Cricket Council (ICC) should come out with “simple and clear” rules.
  • The trio had pleaded guilty to violating the spirit of the game last month during Sri Lanka’s second Test against the West Indies.
  • After the St.
  • Changing the condition of the ball is now listed as a level three offence, with a maximum sanction of 12 suspension points.
  • “The maximum sanction for a Level 3 offence has been increased from 8 suspension points to 12 suspension points (equivalent to 6 Test matches or 12 ODIs),” said ICC in its media release.


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