Mitch Claydon allegedly utilized hand sanitiser to the ball throughout a match final month.© AFP
Veteran Australian seamer Mitch Claydon has been suspended by his English county Sussex after being positioned beneath investigation for allegedly making use of hand sanitiser to the ball. A case towards the 37-year-old was opened by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) following a match towards Middlesex final month wherein he took three wickets.
“Mitch Claydon is suspended pending the end result of an ECB allegation of putting hand sanitiser on the ball in our match towards Middlesex. There might be no additional remark at this stage,” stated Sussex on their web site.
Below strict well being protocols in cricket following the COVID-19 disaster, gamers are banned from utilizing saliva to shine the ball.
Claydon is not going to be a part of the 14-man Sussex squad for his or her subsequent Bob Willis Trophy match towards Surrey.
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