West Indies’s attacking batsman and wicket-keeper Nicholas Pooran is handed a 4 match suspension for changing the condition of the ball during the 3rd ODI against Afghanistan played on Monday.
Cricket: West Indies player Nicholas Pooran has been handed four suspension points after admitting breaching level 3 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel during the 3rd ODI match against Afghanistan at Lucknow pic.twitter.com/u2FeOAQ4B7— Doordarshan Sports (@ddsportschannel) November 13, 2019
The video grab showing Pooran scratching the ball with thumb nail during the 3rd ODI in Lucknow surfaced on media. Pooran apologized for his act. I want to issue a sincere apology to my teammates, supporters and the Afghanistan team for what transpired on the field of play on Monday in Lucknow, he said.
As a result of suspension, he would miss the upcoming T20 series against Afghanistan that would be played on the same ground.
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