Rules and Regulations

2001

 
PLAYER SERIES & MATCH DETAILS OF INCIDENT/ACTION TAKEN REFEREE
Alastair Campbell Australia v Zimbabwe ODI Carlton Series, Hobart 31st January 2001 Breach of Codes 3 & 8. Concerning extracts from reports in newspapers regarding the match between Aus & Zim in Hobart 31 Jan 2001. Found guilty of bringing the game into disrepute. Fined 25% of his gross match fee. Dennis Lindsay
Graeme Hick Sri Lanka v England 1st Test Galle
22nd/ 26th February 2001
Breach of Code 3. Questioning umpire's decision. Suspended sentence of one match suspension effective 26 February until 28 March 2001 Hanumant Singh
K Sangakkara,
DPMD Jayawardnene,
M Muralitharan,
RP Arnold
Sri Lanka v England 1st Test Galle
22nd/ 26th February 2001
Breach of Codes 1 & 2. Each player found guilty of running towards the umpire with an appeal - contrary to the spirit of the game. Each player fined 25 % of their match fee. Hanumant Singh
K Sangakkara Sri Lanka v England 2nd Test Kandy
7th / 11th March 2001
Seen engaged in an exchange of heated words and verbal abuse with Michael Atherton. Found guilty of violating clauses 2 & 4. Severely reprimanded. Hanumant Singh
Michael Atherton Sri Lanka v England 2nd Test Kandy
7th / 11th March 2001
Seen engaged in an exchange of heated words and verbal abuse with Kumar Sangakkara and had words with umpire Mr Rudi Koertzen. Found guilty of violating Clauses 2 & 4. Severe reprimand. Hanumant Singh
Sanath Jayasuriya Sri Lanka v England 2nd Test Kandy
7th / 11th March 2001
Breach of Codes 1, 2 & 3. Found guilty of showing dissent at the umpire's decision by gesticulating while walking back to the pavilion - indulging in conduct unbecoming of his status, bringing the game and himself into disrepute and failing in his duties as Captain in upholding the spirit of the game. Suspended suspension of 2 Test matches and 2 ODIs effective immediately and extending for 6 month period from 11 March to19 September 2001. Fined 60% of match fee. Hanumant Singh
Michael Slater India v Australia 1stTest
27th Feb/3rd Mar 2001
Breach of Clause 6, found guilty of passing public comment on an incident in the 1st Test. Fined 50% of match fee and suspended suspension of 1 Test Match for six month period from 9 March to 8 September 2001. C.W.Smith
M.Muralitharan Sri Lanka v England 1st ODI
23rd March 2001 at Dambulla
Breach of Codes 2 & 3, found guilty of showing dissent at the umpire's decision. Fined 65% of his match fee and given a suspended suspension of 3 matches (2 ODI's and 1 Test Match) effective over a period of 6 months from 24 March to 23 September2001. Hanumant Singh
Adam Gilchrist India v Australia, 1st ODI
25th March 2001 at Bangalore
Breach of Code 1, found guilty of showing dissent to umpire SK Sharma at the non-striker's end when Steve Waugh was given out LBW. Fined 50% of match fee C.W.Smith
Glenn McGrath India v Australia, 1st ODI
25 March 2001 at Bangalore
Breach of Code 5. Found guilty of using foul languagewhen walking past umpire SK Sharma after being given out LBW. Fined 50%of match fee. C.W.Smith
Herschelle Gibbs West Indies v South Africa 4th Test
6th 10th April, 2001 at Antigua
Breach of Code 3. Reported for a breach of Code3, for showing dissent at the umpire's decision following his dismissal.Reprimanded and warned about his conduct for the remainder of the tour. M.H.Denness
Leon Garrick West Indies v South Africa 5th Test
19th - 23rd April, 2001 at Jamaica
Breach of Code 2 & 4, bringing the game into disrepute for attempting to intimidate an umpire following the not out decision givenagainst Kallis on the final day. Severe reprimand issued with a warningto Mr Garrick for his conduct for the remainder of the series. M.H.Denness
Dinanath Ramnarine West Indies v South Africa 5th Test
19th - 23rd April, 2001 at Jamaica
Breach of Code 2 & 3 bringing the game into disrepute- dissent at the umpire's decision. Severe reprimand issued and a warning regarding conduct for the remainder of the series (+ODIs) M.H.Denness
Inzamam-ul-Haq Australia v Pakistan (ODI Final)
23rd June, 2001 at Lord's
Breach of Code 3 showing dissent at the umpire'sdecision. Fined 50% of match fee and suspended for 2 ODI matches to take effect immediately. B Hastings
Ridley Jacobs West Indies v India (ODI)
4th July 2001 at Harare
Breach of Code 2 and transgression of the Spiritof Cricket point 5 namely "to indulge in cheating or any sharp practice".Broke the stumps for a stumping knowing the ball was in his other hand and made no effort to recall the batsman. Suspended for 2nd Test between WI and Zim starting 27 July 2001 Dennis Lindsay
Dion Ebrahim Zimbabwe v West Indies 2nd Test Match
27th - 31st July 2001 at Harare
Transgression of Code C3, questioning umpire's decision by remaining at the wicket for an unnecessary period of time after being given out LBW. Severe reprimand issued. Dennis Lindsay
Sourav Ganguly Sri Lanka v New Zealand 
5th ODI, 26th July 2001 at Premadasa,Colombo
Breach of Code 3. Upon being given out LBW by Umpire Gamini Silva he raised his bat and left the pitch shaking his head. Found guilty of dissent. Suspended for one ODI match with immediate effect and will not be eligible for selection to play in 6th ODI against Sri Lanka(28th July) C.W.Smith
Sourav Ganguly Sri Lanka v India ODI
1st August 2001 at SSC Colombo
Breach of Code 2 after gesturing and speaking toSri Lankan batsman after he had dismissed him. Found guilty, issued with a severe reprimand and fined 75% of his match fee, C.W.Smith
Alec Stewart England v Australia 5th Test
23rd - 27th August 2001 at Oval
Breach of Code 3, on being given out caught behind, he stood his ground for a short period before walking off, indicating displeasure at the decision. Found guilty of dissent toward the umpire and fined 20% of his match fee. Talat Ali
Grant Flower Zimbabwe v South Africa, 3rd ODI
30th September 2001 at Harare
Breach of Code 3, showed dissent to umpire Graeme Evans following a decision not to declare a wide delivery. Issued with a severe reprimand with a warning to future conduct. Col Naushad Ali
Andy Flower Zimbabwe v England, 3rd ODI
7th October 2001 at Harare
Breach of Code 2, entering into a heated exchangeof words with Nasser Hussain. Guilty of bringing the game into disrepute by no conducting play in the spirit of the game. Severe reprimand with awarning for future conduct. Col Naushad Ali
James Foster Zimbabwe v England, 3rd ODI
7th October 2001 at Harare
Breach of Code 2, disturbing Andy Flower whilsthe was at the crease. Guilty of bringing the game into disrepute. Severe reprimand with a warning to future conduct. Col Naushad Ali
Nasser Hussain Zimbabwe v England, 3rd ODI
7th October 2001 at Harare
Breach of Codes 1 & 2, entering into a heated exchangeof words with Andy Flower. Guilty of bringing the game into disrepute by not conducting play in the spirit of the game. Severe reprimand with a warning for future conduct. Col Naushad Ali
Maurice Odumbe South Africa v Kenya, 5th ODI
14th October 2001 at Kimberley
Breach of Clause 8, making critical comments about umpires in the press. Found guilty and suspended from the next two ODI matches against India (17th October) & South Africa (22nd October). A.M.Ebrahim
Sachin Tendulkar South Africa v India, 2nd Test
16th - 20th November 2001 at Port Elizabeth
Breach of Code 2, alleged interference with the match ball, thereby changing its condition. Found guilty of bringing the game into disrepute. Fined 75% of match fee and suspended suspension of one Test match, effective from 20th November to 31st December 2001. Any further breach of the Code in this period will incur the one Test matchban. M.H. Denness
Virender Sehwag South Africa v India, 2nd Test
16th - 20th November 2001 at Port Elizabeth
Breach of Codes 3 & 4, showing excessive actionsand reactioins to the 'not out' decision, and attempting to intimidate the Umpire by charging him. Found guilty and fined 75% of match fee, plus a ban of one Test match effective immediately. Unavailable for Third Test at Centurion Park commencing 23/11/01. M.H. Denness
Virender Sehwag, 
Harbhajan Singh, 
Deep Dasgupta, 
Shiv Sunder Das
South Africa v India, 2nd Test
16th - 20th November 2001 at Port Elizabeth
Breach of Codes 3 & 4, showing dissent at the Umpire'sdecision and attempting to intimidate the Umpire. Each found guilty, fined75% of match fee and suspended suspension of one Test match effective immediately until 31 January 2002. M.H.Denness
Sourav Ganguly South Africa v India, 2nd Test
16th - 20th November 2001 at Port Elizabeth
Breach of Codes 1 & 2, failing to uphold his responsibilityas Captain for the spirit of the game, including failure to control theconduct of his players, thereby bringing the game into disrepute. Foundguilty and received a one Test match and two ODI matches suspended suspension,effective immediately until 31st January 2002, as long as he remains Captainof India. M.H.Denness
Stuart Carlisle Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd Test
15th - 19th November, 2001 at Chittagong
Breach of Code 3 for showing dissent at umpire's decision following being given out LBW. Found guilty and fined 50% of matchfee. Hanumant Singh
Brett Lee Australia v New Zealand, 3rd Test
30 November - 4thDecember, 2001 at Perth
Breach of Codes 2 & 5, using abusive language and an offensive gesture towards Shane Bond of New Zealand. Found guilty andfined 75% of match fee. J.L. Hendriks
Steve Waugh Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test
26th - 30th December 2001 at Melbourne
Breach of Code 3, remaining at the crease following verbal confirmation that he had been given out. Found guilty of showing dissent at an umpire's decision. Fined 50% of his match fee. R Madugalle