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2020 Fixed Penalty Directive Breaches

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2020 Fixed Penalty Directive Breaches

The CDC is responsible for all aspects of cricket discipline

Penalties remain on player records for a period of two years. The accumulation of nine or more penalty points in any two-year period will result in an automatic suspension.

Reprimands

The umpires reported Jack Carson’s conduct during Sussex’s Bob Willis Trophy match against Hampshire on 2 August 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Graham Cowdrey, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(c) – showing dissent at an umpire’s decision by word or action.

The umpires reported George Scott’s conduct during Gloucestershire’s Bob Willis Trophy match against Warwickshire on 9 August 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Richard Ellison, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(c) – showing dissent at an umpire’s decision by word or action.

The umpires reported Nick Gubbins’ conduct during Middlesex’s Bob Willis Trophy match against Hampshire on 10 August 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Alec Swann, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(c) – showing dissent at an umpire’s decision by word or action.

The umpires reported Scott Borthwick’s conduct during Surrey’s Bob Willis Trophy match against Hampshire on 18 August 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Peter Such, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(c) – showing dissent at an umpire’s decision by word or action.

The umpires reported Ollie Robinson’s conduct during Sussex’s Bob Willis Trophy match against Middlesex on 24 August 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Peter Such, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(c) – showing dissent at an umpire’s decision by word or action.

The umpires reported Alex Hales’ conduct during Nottinghamshire’s Vitality Blast match against Yorkshire on 31 August 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Tim Boon, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(b) wilfully mistreating any part of the cricket ground, equipment or implements used in the match.

The umpires reported Niamh Holland’s conduct during Western Storm’s Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy match against Southern Vipers on 31 August 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Dean Cosker, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(h) bowling a dangerous or unfair short pitched delivery and/or accidental non pitching delivery that results in the bowler being disallowed from bowling any further in that innings.

The umpires reported Ed Barnard’s conduct during Worcestershire’s Vitality Blast match against Somerset on 3 September 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Tim Boon, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(h) bowling a dangerous or unfair short pitched delivery and/or accidental non pitching delivery that results in the bowler being disallowed from bowling any further in that innings.

The umpires reported Ravi Bopara’s conduct during Sussex’s Vitality Blast match against Kent on 3 September 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Graham Cowdrey, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(c) – showing dissent at an umpire’s decision by word or action.

The umpires reported Phoebe Graham’s conduct during Northern Diamonds’ Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy match against Lightning on 5 September 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Phil Whitticase, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(h) bowling a dangerous or unfair short pitched delivery and/or accidental non pitching delivery that results in the bowler being disallowed from bowling any further in that innings.

The umpires reported Olivia Thomas’s conduct during Thunder’s Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy match against Central Sparks on 5 September 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Tim Boon, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(c) – showing dissent at an umpire’s decision by word or action.

The umpires reported Elie Threkeld’s conduct during Thunder’s Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy match against Central Sparks on 5 September 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Tim Boon, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(b) wilfully mistreating any part of the cricket ground, equipment or implements used in the match.

The umpires reported George Bartlett’s conduct during Somerset’s Bob Willis Trophy match against Worcestershire on 8 September 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Stuart Cummings, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(i) Any other misconduct, the nature of which is, in the opinion of the umpires, equivalent to a Level 1 offence.

The umpires reported Adam Lyth’s conduct during Yorkshire’s Vitality Blast match against Leicestershire on 11 September 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Phil Whitticase, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(b) wilfully mistreating any part of the cricket ground, equipment or implements used in the match.

The umpires reported Tom Abell’s conduct during Somerset’s Vitality Blast match against Gloucestershire on 13 September 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Richard Ellison, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(h) bowling a dangerous or unfair short pitched delivery and/or accidental non pitching delivery that results in the bowler being disallowed from bowling any further in that innings.

The umpires reported Tom Lammonby’s conduct during Somerset’s Vitality Blast match against Gloucestershire on 13 September 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Richard Ellison, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(b) wilfully mistreating any part of the cricket ground, equipment or implements used in the match.

The umpires reported Ben Duckett’s conduct during Nottinghamshire’s Vitality Blast match against Derbyshire on 13 September 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Tim Boon, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(b) wilfully mistreating any part of the cricket ground, equipment or implements used in the match.

The umpires reported Liam Livingstone’s conduct during Lancashire’s Vitality Blast match against Durham on 18 September 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Will Smith, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(b) wilfully mistreating any part of the cricket ground, equipment or implements used in the match.

The umpires reported Sophie Munro’s conduct during Lightning’s Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy match against Central Sparks on 19 September 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Phil Whitticase, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(h) bowling a dangerous or unfair short pitched delivery and/or accidental non pitching delivery that results in the bowler being disallowed from bowling any further in that innings.

The umpires reported Grace Scrivens’s conduct during Sunrisers’ Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy match against Western Storm on 19 September 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Richard Ellison, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(h) bowling a dangerous or unfair short pitched delivery and/or accidental non pitching delivery that results in the bowler being disallowed from bowling any further in that innings.

The umpires reported Sonali Patel’s conduct during Sunrisers’ Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy match against Western Storm on 19 September 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Richard Ellison, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(h) bowling a dangerous or unfair short pitched delivery and/or accidental non pitching delivery that results in the bowler being disallowed from bowling any further in that innings.

The umpires reported Paul Coughlin’s conduct during Durham’s Vitality Blast match against Nottinghamshire on 20 September 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, James Whitaker, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(c) – showing dissent at an umpire’s decision by word or action.

The umpires reported Sam Billings’ conduct during Kent’s Vitality Blast match against Surrey on 1 October 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Phil Whitticase, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(c) – showing dissent at an umpire’s decision by word or action.

The umpires reported Dan Christian’s conduct during Nottinghamshire’s Vitality Blast match against Leicestershire on 1 October 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Stuart Cummings, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(d) – using language that, in the circumstances, is obscene, offensive or insulting.

3-Point Penalties 

The umpires reported Dieter Klein during Leicestershire’s Bob Willis Trophy match against Lancashire on 2 August 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Alec Swann, who determined that the offence was at Level 2 of the ECB Directives: 2(d) Throwing the ball at a player, umpire or another person in an inappropriate and dangerous manner. This offence incurs a direct 3-point penalty.

The umpires reported Gareth Harte during Durham’s Bob Willis Trophy match against Derbyshire on 24 August 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Will Smith, who determined that the offence was at Level 2 of the ECB Directives: 2(d) Throwing the ball at a player, umpire or another person in an inappropriate and dangerous manner. This offence incurs a direct 3-point penalty.

The umpires reported Olivia Thomas’s conduct during Thunder’s Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy match against Central Sparks on 5 September 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Tim Boon, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(b) wilfully mistreating any part of the cricket ground, equipment or implements used in the match. This offence incurs a direct 3-point penalty as it is the player’s second offence.

The umpires reported Steven Mullaney’s conduct during Nottinghamshire’s Vitality Blast match against Leicestershire on 18 September 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, James Whittaker, who determined that the offence was at Level 2 of the ECB Directives: 2(c) deliberate distraction, deception or obstruction on the field of play under Law 41.4 or 41.5. This offence incurs a direct 3-point penalty.

The umpires reported Kirstie Gordon’s conduct during Lightning’s Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy match against Central Sparks on 19 September 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Phil Whitticase, who determined that the offence was at Level 2 of the ECB Directives: 2(a) - showing serious dissent at an umpire’s decision by word or action. This offence incurs a direct 3-point penalty.

The umpires reported Alex Hales’s conduct during Nottinghamshire’s Vitality Blast match against Lancashire on 4 October 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Stuart Cummings, who determined that the offence was at Level 1 of the ECB Directives: 1(d) – using language that, in the circumstances, is obscene, offensive or insulting. This offence incurs a direct 3-point penalty as it is the player’s second offence.

6-Point Penalty

The umpires reported Liam Livingstone’s conduct during Lancashire’s Vitality Blast match against Durham on 18 September 2020. The matter was considered by the Match Referee, Will Smith, who determined that the offence was at Level 2 of the ECB Directives: 2 (e) - using language or gesture to another player, umpire, team official or spectator that, in the circumstances, is obscene or of a serious insulting nature. Having incurred a reprimand previously, this Level 2 offence incurs a direct 6-point penalty.

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