|Under 19 World Cup Qualifier: Ireland, July-August 2011|
Three players reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct
At the end of the Dublin leg of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier in Ireland, three players have been reprimanded and warned for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel.
The three players admitted to the Level 1 breaches and were reprimanded by tournament referee David Jukes. Play will now shift from Dublin to Derry as the tournament continues to serve up some thrilling and close-fought cricket.
Justin Baard of Namibia breached article 2.1.3 of the code, which relates to “showing dissent at an umpire’s decision”. Another Namibia player, Zhivago Groenewald, also received a reprimand from the referee for breaching article 2.1.2 of the code, which deals with the “abuse of cricket equipment”.
Meanwhile, USA’s Jodhbir Singh was found to have breached article 2.1.1, which relates to the ICC’s clothing and equipment regulations.