Sydney Sixers appeared earlier than Cricket Australia’s Senior Conduct Commissioner, Alan Sullivan.© Twitter
Sydney Sixers on Sunday appeared earlier than Cricket Australia’s Senior Conduct Commissioner, Alan Sullivan, after self-reporting an administrative error throughout Saturday’s Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) match towards the Melbourne Renegades. Having thought-about submissions of each events, Sullivan has determined to impose a sanction of an AUD 25,000 positive, of which AUD 15,000 was suspended for 12 months. “Cricket Australia places a significant emphasis on the integrity of all competitions, including compliance with its player contracting rules and regulations. This breach by the Sydney Sixers, while serious in nature, had a reduced impact due to the Club”s actions during last night’s game. As such, we support the findings of Alan Sullivan QC, including the suspension of $15,000 of the $25,000 fine imposed,” Sean Carroll, CA”s Head of Integrity and Security, mentioned in an official CA launch.
The challenge involved Hayley Silver-Holmes, who was coming back from harm, and the very fact her paperwork was not lodged earlier than the match began, rendering her ineligible for choice within the match.
Upon realising the error, the Sydney Sixers notified WBBL officers and eliminated Silver-Holmes from the match. Silver-Holmes didn’t bat nor take the sphere for the Renegades” run-chase.
In listening to the matter, Sullivan acknowledged the seriousness of the breach, however he additionally famous the truth that the Sixers had self-reported and moved swiftly to take away Silver-Holmes from the match after realising the error.
The most penalty of AUD 50,000 and/or additional sanctions weren’t deemed acceptable given the character of the breach and the very fact Sixers misplaced the match and adversely impacted their web run fee.
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