SOUTH AFRICAN BOWLER FOUND IN BREACH OF ICC CODE OF CONDUCT, FINED BUT NOT BANNED

The captain of the South African cricket team, Faf du Plessis, has been found guilty of breaching the International Cricket Council’s Code of Conduct at his hearing at here Tuesday.

The ICC found that all-rounder Du Plessis had used mint saliva to treat the ball during the second Test against Australia in Hobart earlier this month constituted using an artificial substance to influence the state of the ball.

The Proteas skipper was fined 100 per cent of his match fee and receives three demerit points. However, he escaped a ban and will there be able to play in the tourists’ third and final day-night Test match which begins at the Adelade Oval Thursday.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK