ECB statement on Yorkshire County Cricket Club
Following Yorkshire CCC's announcement of its proposed refinancing agreement with a consortium led by Colin Graves, the ECB has issued the following statement:
“The ECB notes today’s announcement by Yorkshire County Cricket Club. We have been in regular contact with the club’s leadership as it has sought to address significant financial challenges, and understand they concluded that this pr
Cricket Discipline Commission revise life ban on Lou Vincent
The Cricket Discipline Commission (CDC) has revised the life ban imposed in June 2014 on former New Zealand international Lou Vincent. The full wording of the decision can be found below.
In June 2014, former New Zealand international cricketer Mr Lou Vincent received 11 life time bans excluding him from participation in cricket in any capacity. The sanctions, accepted by Mr Vinc
CDC publishes sanctions against six former Yorkshire players and coaches
The independent Cricket Discipline Commission (CDC) has today published its sanction decisions in relation to six former Yorkshire County Cricket Club players and coaches.
The sanctions follow a CDC Panel disciplinary hearing, held from 1 to 7 March, when five individuals – John Blain, Tim Bresnan, Andrew Gale, Matthew Hoggard and Richard Pyrah - were found to have breached ECB Directive 3.
ECB responds to Yorkshire Cricket Discipline Commission decisions
The ECB notes the publication today of the Cricket Discipline Commission (CDC) Panel’s decisions in relation to the ECB’s charges against Yorkshire County Cricket Club and seven individuals. The independent Panel has made its decisions following the hearing that took place between 1 and 7 March 2023.
The CDC Panel’s decisions come following a long, complex and detailed investigation which s
Cricket Discipline Commission publishes Yorkshire decisions
The Cricket Discipline Commission (CDC) has today published its decisions in relation to charges brought by the ECB against Yorkshire CCC and a number of individuals.
Each of Tim Bresnan, John Blain, Andrew Gale, Matthew Hoggard and Richard Pyrah have been found liable for a breach of ECB Directive 3.3 for their alleged use of racist and/or discriminatory language.
Michael Vaughan has been f
ECB Statement on Yorkshire Cricket Discipline Commission hearings
In response to media reports that three individuals have decided not to participate in the forthcoming Cricket Discipline Commission proceedings, the ECB has issued the following statement.
"Individuals are entitled to choose not to participate in the hearings if they wish, but the cases will still be heard in their absence and we are satisfied that the disciplinary process in this matter has b
Former and current players reprimanded by CDC over non-recent social media posts
The Cricket Discipline Commission (CDC) has published its decision in relation to charges brought against a current and a former player regarding non-recent social media posts.
Alex Hales and Ateeq Javid admitted their breach of ECB Directive 3.3 which states: “No such person may conduct himself in a manner or do any act or omission which may be prejudicial to the interests of cricket or which
Five former and current players reprimanded by CDC for non-recent social media posts
The Cricket Discipline Commission (CDC) has today published its decisions in relation to charges brought by the ECB against five former and current professional cricketers related to non-recent social media posts.
Each of Jack Brooks, Andrew Gale, Evelyn Jones, Azeem Rafiq and Danielle Wyatt admitted their breach of ECB Directive 3.3 which states: “No such person may conduct themself in a manne
CDC impose 10-point deduction on Durham
Durham have accepted a 10-point deduction from the Cricket Discipline Commission (CDC) after batter Nic Maddinson admitted a breach of ECB Directives 3.2 and 3.3.
Maddinson used a bat which failed a bat-gauge test during Durham’s LV= Insurance County Championship match against Derbyshire on 6 September 2022.
The CDC considered the points put in mitigation by Durham CCC and Maddinson, tha
CDC impose six-point sanction on Lancashire
Lancashire has received a six-point deduction in the LV= Insurance County Championship, following a hearing of a Cricket Discipline Commission (CDC) panel.
The CDC panel hearing was convened after Lancashire had incurred two Fixed Penalties within 12 months of being handed a suspended sanction on 10 November 2021.
The fixed penalties were incurred in Lancashire’s County Championship matc
Derbyshire deducted two points after accepting charge
Derbyshire County Cricket Club has received a two-point deduction after the club admitted to a charge relating to its Royal London Cup match against Hampshire on Friday, 12 August.
All-rounder Mattie McKiernan was charged and accepted a breach of Directives 3.2 and 3.3 of the Directives of the ECB after he used a cricket bat which failed a bat-gauge test during and after the match.
CDC Panel impose two-point penalty on Durham
The Cricket Discipline Commission (CDC) has imposed a two-point sanction on Durham, which is imposed immediately to the club’s Royal London Cup points tally.
The CDC Panel invoked the points deduction following a hearing after Durham had received seven fixed penalty breaches between June 2021 and June 2022.
Durham had previously been handed a suspended points deduction by the CDC Chair o