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Sussex team bowler Mitch Claydon used a hand sanitizer on the ball in a match against Middlesex last month. Claydon also took three wickets in the match. -File photo
- The ICC has not yet approved the use of artificial material to shine the ball
- Australian bowler Mitch Claydon sanitizes the ball while playing for Sussex in English County Cricket
Australian-origin fast bowler Mitch Claydon (37) used the sanitizer to shine the ball in English county cricket. This was about the match that took place last month. England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) found him guilty after investigation into the matter. With this Sussex Cricket Club suspended its player Clayden.
Sussex team bowler Mitch Claydon was accused of using a hand sanitizer on the ball in a match against Middlesex last month. Claydon also took three wickets in this match.
Claydon also out of next match
Sussex said on its website, “Mitch Claydon has been suspended following the ECB charge of putting a hand sanitizer on the ball against Middlesex in our match.” Now no further comment will be made on this matter. “Claydon will no longer be able to play the next Bob Willies Trophy match against Surrey.
Banned use of spit for flashing ball
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has already banned the use of saliva to shine the ball under the Corona Protoball. Although players can use sweat. At the same time, the ICC has not yet approved the use of any artificial substance in place of spit.
Australian players will not be able to use sweat
During the limited overs series between England and Australia, Australian players will not be able to use facial sweat to shine the ball. His board has also banned it.
Archer has been banned and fined for breaking bio-secure rules
In early July, England fast bowler Joffra Archer broke the bio-secure rule in the home Test series against the West Indies. Due to this he was fined and was also ruled out of a match. Archer broke the rules and went home in the middle of the series.