Rules and Regulations

 
PLAYER SERIES & MATCH DETAILS OF INCIDENT/ACTION TAKEN REFEREE
Venkatesh Prasad NZ v Ind 1st ODI at Taupo
8th January 1999
Breach of Code 2 - brought the game in disreputeby obstructing the line of a batsman running towards the bowlers end. Cautioned with warning as to future conduct. Talat Ali
Arjuna Ranatunga Eng v SL ODI at Adelaide
23rd January 1999
Breach of Code 1 - the captains are responsible at all times for ensuring that play is conducted within the spirit of thegame as well as within the Laws. Fined 75% of his match fee along witha suspended suspension of six matches for a period of one year commencingfrom 23rdJanuary 1999. P Van der Merwe
Shahid Afridi Ind v Pak 2nd Test at Delhi
4th/8th February 1999
Breach of Code 2 - engaging in conduct unbecoming to an international player by not leaving the crease immediately after being given out. Severely reprimanded and warned as to his future conduct. C.W.Smith
S Ramesh Asian Test Championship 1st Test (Ind v Pak)
16th/20th February 1999 at Calcutta
Breach of Code 3 - dissent at umpire's decision after given out LBW. Given a suspended suspension of one Test/ODI match fora three month period. A further breach of the Code will incur an automatic one match ban, for the period 16thFebruary until 17th May 1999. C.W.Smith
Saqlain Mustaq Pakistan v Sri Lanka ODI
19th March 1999 at Jamshedpur
Breach of Codes 2 and 3 - engaging in conduct unbecoming to an International player and showing dissent to an umpires decision. Mr Mustaq questioned the decision of the umpire on the run out decision of Wasim Akram. Suspended from the next match in the triangular series(India v Pakistan at Jaipur on 24th March). C.W.Smith
Glen McGrath West Indies v Australia 4th Test Match
3rd - 7th April 1999 at Antigua
Breach of Code 2 - engaging in conduct unbecoming to an International player, Mr McGrath spat on the wicket in the direction of a West Indian player. Severely reprimanded and the previously suspended fine of 30% of his match fee imposed. R Subba Row
Venkatesh Prasad India v England ODI
11th April 1999 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium
Breach of Codes 2 and 5 - at the fall of the second wicket and with the batsman walking back to the Pavilion, Mr Prasad used crude and abusive language. He thus engaged in conduct unbecoming to an international player. Fined 30% of his match fee. S Wettimuny
Shoaib Akhtar Pakistan v England ODI
12th April 1999 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium
Breach of Codes 2 and 5 - at the fall of Mr NickKnight's wicket in the 10th over, Mr Akhtar used crude and abusive language.He thus engaged in conduct unbecoming to an international player. Fined 10% of his match fee. S Wettimuny
Shane Warne 1999 World Cup - The Times newspaper article on 14 May 1999, as follows: "and the game overall would be much betteroff without him" Breach of Code 8 - public comment which is detrimental to the game. Fined 50% of his first match fee in the World Cup along witha 6 month suspended suspension of 2 ODI matches, effective until 15 November1999. C.W.Smith
Simon Doull England v New Zealand
1st Test
1/5 July 1999 at Edgbaston
Breach of logo policy 2.5 - coloured piping on pads far in excess of that allowed. Fined 10% of his match fee. P Van der Merwe
Nasser Hussain England v New Zealand 1st Test
1/5 July 1999 at Edgbaston
Breach of logo policy 2.5 - coloured piping on pads far in excess of that allowed. Fined 15% of his match fee. P Van der Merwe
Dav Whatmore (SL Team Manager) Sri Lanka v India ODI
29th August 1999 at SSC Grounds, Colombo
Breach of Code 2 - conduct unbecoming to an international Team Official. Mr Whatmore asked to see the match balls and replacements in the umpire's room and then threw them on the table, storming out of theroom. Reprimanded with warning as to future conduct. C.W.Smith
Damien Fleming Sri Lanka v Australia 2ndTest Match
22/16 September 1999 at Galle
Breach of Code 2 - conduct unbecoming to an international player. Mr Fleming pushed batsman who had just been dismissed. Fined 50%of his match fee. C.W.Smith
Azhar Mahmood Australia v Pakistan 1stTestMatch
5/9 November 1999 at Brisbane
Breach of logo policy 2.11 - failed to remove one of two logos on back of his helmet despite a warning given to the Pakistan team during the lunch interval. Fined 20% of his match fee. J.R.Reid
Mohammed Akram Australia v Pakistan 3rdTest Match
26th/28th November 1999 at Perth
Breach of Codes 2 and 4 - made 'avoidable' body contact with the batsman while a single was being run. A severe reprimand issued. J.R.Reid
Alistair Campbell Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka 3rdTest Match
4th/8th December 1999 at Harare
Breach of Codes 2, 4 and 5 - verbal abuse of SriLankan players on the field. Fined of 30% of his gross match fee with a suspended suspension of 3 ODIs for a six month period effective until 6thJune 2000. J.L.Hendriks
Neil Johnson Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka 3rdTest Match
4th/8th December 1999 at Harare
Breach of Codes 2, 4 and 5 - verbal abuse of SriLankan players on the field. Fined of 30% of his gross match fee with a suspended suspension of 2 ODIs for a three month period effective unti 6th March 2000. J.L.Hendriks
Murray Goodwin Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka 3rdTest Match
4th/8th December 1999 at Harare
Breach of Codes 2, 4 and 5 - verbal abuse of SriLankan players on the field. Fined of 30% of his gross match fee with a suspended suspension of 1 ODI for a three month period effective until 6thMarch 2000. J.L.Hendriks
Venkatesh Prasad Australia v India 2nd Test Match
26th/30th December 1999 at Melbourne
Breach of Code 2 - on dismissing batsman, charged down the pitch to within touching distance of the batsman. Then stood infront of the batsman gesturing. Fined 35% of his gross match fee with suspended suspension of 1 Test or 2 ODIs for a four month period effective until 27thApril 2000 R Madugalle