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CA fines Sydney Sixers USD 25,000 for listing player outside its squad

Cricket Australia on Sunday fined the Girls’s Large Bash League facet Sydney Sixers USD 25,000 for breaching match rules by itemizing a participant on the crew sheet regardless of not being a part of its official squad.

The Sydney Sixers had named quick bowler Hayley Silver-Holmes of their match towards the Melbourne Renegades on Saturday night time. She had not too long ago recovered from a foot harm however her return had not but been accredited by the Large Bash Technical Committee.

With out the approval, Silver-Holmes was technically ineligible for choice.

She didn’t bat in Sixers’ innings, with the error found earlier than she took the sphere for the second innings. The Sixers reported the error however had been nonetheless handed the hefty positive, of which USD 15,000 was suspended for 12 months.

In a press release launched on Sunday, CA’s Head of Integrity and Safety Sean Carroll mentioned: “Cricket Australia locations a big emphasis on the integrity of all competitions, together with the compliance with its participant contracting guidelines and rules.

“This breach by the Sydney Sixers, whereas critical in nature, had a low-impact because of the membership’s actions throughout final night time’s sport. As such, we help the findings of Alan Sullivan QC, together with the suspension of $15,000 of the $25,000 positive imposed.” CA had earlier investigated the “administration error” dedicated by the Sixers.

“The WBBL is conscious of an administrative error pertaining to participant choice within the Sydney Sixers-Melbourne Renegades match on Saturday,” the CA mentioned.

“The Sixers self-reported a difficulty referring to Hayley Silver-Holmes’ paperwork shortly after the Sixers-Renegades sport had commenced.

“Silver-Holmes didn’t bat nor take the sphere for the Renegades’ run-chase.”


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