ICC Code of Conduct

The ICC Code of Conduct is part of the ICC’s continuing efforts to maintain the public image, popularity and integrity of cricket by providing: (a) an effective means to deter any participant from conducting themselves improperly on and off the ‘field-of-play’ or in a manner that is contrary to the ‘spirit of cricket’; and (b) a robust disciplinary procedure pursuant to which all matters of improper conduct can be dealt with fairly, with certainty and in an expeditious manner.

To view both versions of the ICC Code of Conduct in full please click the links below:

Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel - Effective of 30 September 2018
Code of Conduct for Match Officials and Match Official Support Personnel

ICC Code of Conduct Breaches and Penalties

Name Team Date of Breach Incident Level Offence Penalty Demerit Points Active Demerit Points Player Demerit Point Total
Stuart Broad England 8/8/2020 Broad directed an inappropriate word at Yasir Shah after he dismissed him. 1 2.5 Fine of 15% of match fee 1 1 3
Josh Little Ireland 1/8/2020
After dismissing Bairstow, Little ran towards him, pointed and used inappropriate language.
1 2.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Scott McKechnie Hong Kong 3/3/2020 Scott went into a prolonged argument with the umpire after being dismissed LBW. 1 2.8 Reprimand 1 1 1
Ravi Bishnoi India U19 9/2/2020 Ravi had been spoken to on two occasions by the umpires on the fall of wickets in regard to his actions/gestures towards the outgoing batsman, which could have provoked an aggressive reaction from the batsman on each occasion. 1 2.5 (L1) Fine of 50% of Match Fee 2 2 7
Ravi Bishnoi India U19 9/2/2020 Unnecessary and inappropriate physical contact with opposing players after the conclusion of the match, being conduct which brings the game into disrepute. 3 2.21 5 Suspension Points 5 5 7
Akash Singh India U19 9/2/2020 Multiple instances of unnecessary and inappropriate physical contact with opposing players after the conclusion of the match, being conduct which brings the game into disrepute. 3 2.21 8 Suspension Points 6 6 6
Rakibul Hasan Bangladesh U19 9/2/2020 Repeatedely inappropriate antagonistic behaviour towards opposing players after the conclusion of the match, being conduct which brings the game into disrepute. 3 2.21 4 Suspension Points 5 5 5
 Md Shamim Hossain  Bangladesh U19  9/2/2020  Inappropriate physical contact with an opponent and repeatedly antagonized opposing players after the conclusion of the match, being conduct which brings the game into disrepute.  3  2.21  8 Suspension Points

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 Md Towhid Hridoy  Bangladesh U19  9/2/2020  Hridoy Aggressively and repeatedly antagonized opposing players after the conclusion of the match, being conduct which brings the game into disrepute.  3  2.21  10 Suspension Points  6  6
 Abu Jayed Chowdhury Rahi  Bangladesh  8/2/2020  After dismissing the batsman Ashar Ali, Jayed celebrated close up and in a manner that could have provoked an aggressive reaction from the batsman.  1  2.5  Reprimand  1  1  1
Jordan Cox  England U19  3/2/2020  After being given out LBW, Cox showed obvious dissent at the decision by pointing to hi leg indicating where the ball impacted.  2.8  Reprimand  1  1  1
 Brendan Taylor  Zimbabwe  30/1/2020  After being dismissed, Brendan showed obvious disappointment and dissent at the decision and looked at the inside edge of his bat when given out LBW.  1  2.8  Fine of 15% of Match Fee  1  1  1
 Bryce Parsons  South Africa U19  1/2/2020  After being given out caught behind, Bryce immediately and continually rubbed his shoulder which was showing dissent at the umpires decision. 1 2.8 Reprimand
 
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Sam Fanning  Australia U19  28/1/2020 When taking a run, batsman Fanning stuck out his elbow and made deliberate contact with the bowler as he ran past him.   1 2.12 Fine of 50% of Match Fee 2 2 2
Stuart Broad England 27/1/2020 Stuart approached Faf du Plessis and used inappropriate language which was audible on the stump mic. 1 2.3 Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 1 2
Ashley Thurgate Japan 25/1/2020 Upon dismissal, Ashley threw his helmet and gloves from the field of play beyond the boundary. 1 2.1 Reprimand 1 1 1
Vernon Philander South Africa 25/1/2020 After dismissing Jos Buttler, Vernon yelled abusive language at him which had the potential to to provoke an aggressive reaction from the dismissed batsman. 1 2.5 Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Ben Stokes England 24/1/2020 On being dismissed and as he left the field, Stokes directed obscene and offensive language towards spectators. 1 2.3 Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Kagiso Rabada South Africa 16/1/2020 After dismissing Joe Root and during his celebration, Kagiso came within close range of the dismissed batsman which had the potential to to provoke an aggressive reaction from the dismissed batsman. 1 2.5 Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 1 4
Jos Buttler England 7/1/2020 While wicket-keeping, Buttler used excessive foul language towards the batsman on strike Philander which was picked up on the stump microphone. 1 2.3 Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Julius Sumerauer Jersey 11/12/2019 After dissmissing a Bermuda batsman, there was excessive celebration by the bowler which provoked an aggressive reaction by the batsman. 1 2.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Duente Darrell Bermuda 8/12/2019 After being given out Deunte used an audible obscenity and repeated it again as he left the field. 1 2.3 Reprimand 1 1 4
Nicholas Pooran West Indies 11/11/2019 Pooran was clearly seen on TV footage scratching the surface of the ball with his thumbnail. 3 2.14 4 Suspension Points 5 5 5
Jonny Bairstow England 10/11/2019 On dismissal Jonny was clearly heard on TV using an audible obscenity. 1 2.3 Reprimand 1 1 2
Duente Darrell Bermuda 23/10/2019 During the innings of Bermuda Mr. Deunte Darrell was given out LBW to Bernard Scholtz.  On his way to the dressing room he threw one of his batting gloves at the opposing team players. He then proceeded to hit his bat against the advertising boards, followed by his other glove which he threw at his own team players. 2 2.1 1 Suspension Point 3 3 3
Hamza Tariq Canada 20/10/2019 Tariq the WK used an audible obscenity toward the outgoing batsman Greenwoods as he walked past him after his dismissal. 1 2.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Aqib Ilyas Oman 06/10/2019 Aqib showed dissent at the umpires decision when he was given out. He delayed leaving the crease and questioned the umpire. 1 2.8 Reprimand 1 1 2
Apolinaire Stephen Vanuatu 03/10/2019 There was deliberate shoulder contact by Stephen with outgoing batsman Syed Aziz 2 2.12 1 Suspension Point 3 3 3
Virat Kohli India 22/09/2019 While taking a run, Virat made avoidable shoulder contact with the bowler Beuran Hendricks. 1 2.12 Reprimand 1 1 3
Nitish Kumar Canada 25/08/2019 Kumar was given out LBW and before leaving the crease he said to the umpire 'I hit the ball' and pointed to his bat. 1 2.8 Reprimand 1 1 1
Rizwan Cheema Canada 25/08/2019 After being given out stumped, Cheema said 'that decision should be reviewed by the TV umpire', then he made the TV box referral signal. 1 2.8 Reprimand 1 1 1
Steven Knox Scotland 03/09/2019 After the match when the umpires were shaking hands with the teams and support staff, Mr Knox said '15 minutes too long, 15 minutes too long, it had a massive impact on the game'. 1 2.21 Reprimand 1 1 1
Paul Hennessy Spain 7/8/2019 After beng given out, Paul remained at the crease for more than 14 seconds in protest at the decision. 1 2.8 Reprimand 1 1 1
Nathan Collins Finland 7/8/2019 When facing a delivery not deemed to be a no ball by the umpire, Mr Collins protested the decision and also shook his head at the striker's end umpire. 1 2.8 Reprimand 1 1 2
Navdeep Saini India 3/8/2019 After dismissing the batsman, Nandeep pointed him towards the pavilion and proceeded to look at the batsman, then repeated the gesture of pointing to the pavilion. 1 2.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Kieron Pollard West Indies 3/8/2019 Kieran continued to request his own substitute to replace hm on the field of play, ignoring several requests from the umpires to follow procedure and to request a replacment with them. 1 2.4 Fine of 20% of Match Fee 1 1 1
 Phillipe Boissevian  Netherlands 30/7/2019   On dismissal, Boissevain showed his glove and bat at the umpire, delayed his departure from the crease, and said to the umpire 'you cannot give not out off my bowling and give me out when batting'.  1 2.8  1 Suspension Point   3  3
 Mushfiqur Rahim  Bangladesh  28/7/2019  Rahim showed dissent at the umpires decision by gesturing with his hands and subsequently asking for a player review for a full pitched waist high delivery.  1  2.8  Fine of 15% of Match Fee  1  1  1
 Meet Bhavsar  Kuwait  27/7/2019  He rubbed his shoulder when he was given out caught by the umpire.  1  2.8  Reprimand  1  1
 Jason Roy  England  11/7/2019 On being given out, Roy shook his head and delayed leaving the field of play. He was then heard using audible obscenity over the stump mic.  1  2.8 Fine of 30% of Match Fee  2  2  3
 Carlos Brathwaite  West Indies  27/6/2019  After a wide was called, the bowler Carlos Brathwaite gestured at the umpire by word and action and showed dissent at the decision.  1  2.8  Fine of 15% of Match Fee  1
 Virat Kohli  India  22/6/2019  Virat advanced towards umpire Aleen Dar in an aggressive manner for an LBW appeal.  1  2.1  Fine of 25% of Match Fee  1  1  2
 Carlos Brathwaite  West Indies  14/6/2019  On being given out Carlos showed dissent towards the umpires decision by looking at and shrugging his arm.   1  2.8 Reprimand   1  1  2
 Adam Zampa  Australia  6/6/2019  Zampa used an audible obscenity while bowling which was picked up by the stump microphones.  1  2.3 Reprimand   1  1
 Jason Roy  England  3/6/2019  Roy used an audible obscenity while fielding which was clearly heard by the umpires.  1  2.3 Fine of 15% of Match Fee   1  1
 Jofra Archer  England  3/6/2019  Archer showed dissent at the umpire's decision for a delivery being called a wide.  2.8  Fine of 15% of Match Fee  1  1
Riazat Ali Shah Uganda 21/5/19 After running out Viljoen, Shah said 'now you can go and talk from outside'.  1 2.5 Reprimand  1  1

Christi Viljoen

Namibia

21/5/19

After being 'sent off' on dismissal, Christi reacted by pointing his bat at the fielder that ran him out, Riazat Shah.

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Andrew Balbirnie Ireland 15/05/2019 After being dismissed, Andrew spent an excessive amount of time at the wicket then displayed a degree of dissent at the decision as he left the field. 1 2.8 Reprimand 1 1 1
Jonny Bairstow England 14/05/2019 After being dismissed, Jonny turned towards the wicket and swung his bat hitting the stumps i.e. abuse of cricket equipment. 1 2.2 Reprimand 1 1 1
Jamie Atkinson Hong Kong 20/04/2019 After being given out Jamie used an audible obscenity, which was directed towqards the umpire. 1 2.8 Reprimand 1 1 1
Aqib Ilyas Oman 20/04/2019 After being given out Aqib stood hs ground and said twice to the umpire that it was a bump ball. 1 2.8 Reprimand 1 1 1
Muzahir Raza Oman 16/04/2019 Showed dissent at the umpires decision by holding his ground and looking at the edge of his bat when given out. 1 2.8 Reprimand 1 1 2
Muzahir Raza Oman 16/04/2019 When he dismissed the batsman he rushed towards him aggressively pointing his finger at him. 1 2.5 Reprimand 1 1 2
Jamal Vira Vanuatu 24/03/2019 After being given out caught, Jamal touched his shoulder and as he departed he said to the square leg umpire that the ball hit his shoulder whilst touching his shoulder as he said it. 1 2.8 Reprimand 1 1 1
Edmond Ernest Sierra Leone 21/03/2019 During the 3rd over the batsman Ernest shouldered the bowler while taking a run. 1 2.12 Reprimand 1 1 1
Mashrafe Bin Mortaza Bangladesh 20/02/2019 Mashrafe used an audible obscenity which was heard by the umpires and on the broadcast. 1 2.3 Fine 15% of match fee 1 1 2
Sufyan Mahmood Mohammed Oman 20/02/2019 Sufyan pointed the dismissed batsman to the pavilion and said 'get out' 1 2.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Trent Boult New Zealand 16/02/2019 The stump microphone picked up two audible obscene words on two separate occasions when Trent was bowling. 1 2.3 Fine 15% of match fee 1 1 2
Mahmudullah Bangladesh 16/02/2019 When leaving the ground after being given out, Mahmudullah smashed his bat into the picket fence by the boundary. 1 2.2 Fine 10% of match fee 1 1 1
Shannon Gabriel West Indies 12/02/2019 Shannon made personal abusive comments to England captain Joe Root. 2 2.13 Fine 75% of match fee 3 3 8
Mickey Arthur Pakistan 28/12/2018 Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur entered the third umpire's room to question a decision made by TV umpire Joel Wilson. He then slammed the door as he left the room. 1 2.8 Reprimand 1 1 1
Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh 17/12/2018 In over 13.6 of the Bangladesh innings, Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan clearly showed dissent by yelling at Saikat (umpire) and gesturing for the ball to be called wide. Then under the same clause (h), arguing or entering into a prolonged discussion with the umpire about his/her decision. 1 2.8 Fine 15% of match fee 1 1 2
Lahiru Kumara Sri Lanka 17/12/2018 After being edged for 4 in the 96th over, Lahiru Kumara's audible usage of obscene language was heard by both the on-field umpires came through the stumps mic very clearly 1 2.3 Fine 15% of match fee 1 1 1
Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh 17/12/2018 In over # 13.6 f the Bangladesh innings, Bangladesh Captain - Shakib Al Hasan clearly showed dissent by yelling at Saikat (Umpire) and gesturing for the ball to be called wide. Then under the same clause (h), arguing or entering into a prolonged discussion with the Umpire about his/her decision. 1 2.8 Fine 15% of match fee 1 1 2
Mickey Arthur Pakistan 28/12/2018 Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur entered the third umpires room to question a decision made by TV umpire Joel Wilson. He then slammed the door as he left the room. 1 2.8 Reprimand 1 1 1
James Anderson England 07/11/2018 Anderson was cautioned by the umpires for running on the protected area of the pitch on his follow through after bowling. He reacted with excessive and obvious disappointment at the decision and then threw the ball onto the match pitch. 1 2.8 Reprimand 1 1 2
Khaleel Ahmed India 29/10/2018 On the dismissal of Marlon Samuels, the bowler Khaleel advanced towards him aggressively which could have provoked an aggressive reaction from the batsman. 1 2.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Stuart Law West Indies 14/09/2018 Stuart Law repeatedly said used obscene language with the word 'cheats' as he walked past the 4th umpire. He then looked at and directed a comment to the 4th umpire that 'Rahane is a cheat'. 2 2.7 Fine of 100% of Match Fee 3 3 4
Andile Phelukwayo South Africa 03/09/2018 On being dismissed, Andile raised both of his arms above his shoulders in dissent at the umpire's decision. 1 2.8 Reprimand 1 1 1
Rizwan Mahmood Denmark 02/09/2018 After receiving a delivery, Rizwan shouted to the umpire 'why was that not a wide?'. The umpires deemed this to be dissent at a decision. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Hasan Ali Pakistan 21/09/2018 Hasan threatened to throw the ball at the batsman on two occasions even though the batsman had never left the crease. He also walked aggressively towards the batsman. 1 2.1.1 Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Mahommad Asghar Stanikzai Afghanistan 21/09/2018 Whilst batting and running to the bowlers' end Asghar made no attempt to avoid contact with the bowler. 1 2.1.1 Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 1 2
Rashid Khan Afghanistan 21/09/2018 Rashid Khan gave the outgoing batsman a sendoff which could have provoked an aggressive reaction upon his dismissal. 1 2.1.7 Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 1 1
James Anderson England 08/09/2018 Following a DRS review that did not go in England's favour, Anderson snatched his cap and sweater from umpire Dharmasena and spoke to him in an aggressive manner showing dissent at the decision. 1 2.1.5 Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 1 2
Rana Zohab Sarwar Portugal 01/09/2018 After being given out by Umpire Sue Redfern Rana delayed leaving the crease, looking at his pads and back to the umpire three times in dissent at the decision. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Taranjit Bharaj Denmark 01/09/2018 After not taking an obvious second run, Taranjit shouted with an audible obscenity which was heard off the field of play it was so loud. 1 2.1.4 Reprimand 1 1 1
Jean Luc Lambourdiere France 02/09/2018 After being given out Jean Luc delayed leaving the crease, looking at his pads and back at the umpires in dissent at the decision. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Bilal Khan Oman 08/30/2018 Used offensive language towards the opponents wicket-keeper after hitting the winning run. 1 2.1.4 Reprimand 1 1 1
Sampal Kami Nepal 09/01/2018 Gave the batsman a send-off after dismissing him. 1 2.1.7 Reprimand 1 1 1
Mamoon Latif Belgium 08/30/2018 After being dismissed, Latif hit the ground with his bat and then threw his bat and gloves onto the ground as he left the playing area in view of spectators. 1 2.1.8 Reprimand 1 1
Shoaib Qureshi Finland 08/30/2018 After being dismissed, Shoaib kicked the ground and shook his head. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Peter Gallagher Finland 08/30/2018 After being dismissed, Gallagher directed foul and abusive language to an opposing fielder. 1 2.1.4 Reprimand 1 1 1
Nathan Collins Finland 08/29/2018 After being dismissed, Collins remained at the crease for a period of time, raising his bat and hand and shaking his head at the decision. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Stuart Broad England 19/08/18 After dismissing Rishabh Pant, Broad walked towards the batsman and spoke in an aggressive manner, possibly causing an aggressive reaction from the batsman 1 2.1.7 Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Ashley Nurse West Indies 05/08/18 After a delivery of his was hit for a boundary, Ashley shouted an expletive very loudly which was picked up by the stump mics. 1 2.1.4 Reprimand 1 1 2
Abu Hider Rony  Bangladesh  04/08/2018 Rony ignored umpires' warnings and continued to use expletive which was picked up on the microphone.  1  2.1.4  Fine of 20% of Match Fee  1  1
Ishant Sharma  India  03/08/1993  After dismissing Dawid Malan, Ishant celebrated in close proximity to him which may have caused an aggressive reaction from the batsman.  1  2.1.7  Fine of 15% of Match Fee  1
Rubel Hossain  Bangladesh  18/07/2018  After a delivery of his was hit for a boundary, Rubel shouted an expletive very loudly which was picked up by the stump mics.   1 2.1.4   Reprimand  1 1
Alzarri Joseph West Indies 25/07/18 Upon dismissing batsman Anamul Haque, Joseph gestured to the batsman to go back to the pavilion. 1 2.1.7 Reprimand 1 1 1
Chandika Hathurusinghe and Asanka Gurusinha Sri Lanka 16/07/18 Hathurusinghe and Gurusinha, along with Dinesh Chandimal, were charged by the ICC Chief Executive David Richardson on 19 June for their involvement in the Sri Lanka team’s refusal to take the field at the start of the third day’s play in St Lucia against the West Indies. They were found guilty of conduct that was contrary to the spirit of the game - click here to read the full judgment 3 2.3.1 8 Suspension Points  6 6 6
Dinesh Chandimal Sri Lanka 16/07/18 Chandimal, along with Hathurusinghe and Gurusinha, were charged by the ICC Chief Executive David Richardson on 19 June for their involvement in the Sri Lanka team’s refusal to take the field at the start of the third day’s play in St Lucia against the West Indies. He was found guilty of conduct that was contrary to the spirit of the game - click here to read the full judgment 3 2.3.1 8 Suspension Points 6 10
Dinesh Chandimal Sri Lanka 19/06/18 While fielding, Chandimal was seen on TV receiving the ball, putting his hand into his pocket to get something and then put it into his mouth, chew for a few seconds and then spit on his finger and polish the ball. His spit wold have contained the residue of whatever was put into his mouth and was therefore applying an artificial substance to the ball which is against the Law and playing conditions of ICC - click here to read the full judgment 3 2.3.1 8 Suspension Points 6 6 6
Rubel Hossain Bangladesh 05/06/18 After an appeal was turned down, Rubel slammed his hand downwards and shook his head. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Syed Aziz Malaysia 05/05/18 When bowling Aziz ran towards the batsman and yelled an expletive. 1 2.1.4 Reprimand 1 1 1
Harrison Carlyon Jersey 05/05/18 On being given out LBW, Carlyon showed his bat to the umpire and threw his bat over the boundary on departure and kicked a few chairs in dissent at the decision. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Joshua Rasu Vanuatu 05/05/18 On being given out LBW, Rasu showed his bat to the umpire in dissent at the decision. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Okera Bascome Bermuda 05/05/18 On being given out LBW, Bascome delayed leaving the crease and showed his bat to the umpire in dissent at the decision. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Deusdedit Muhumuza Uganda 29/04/18 After a run out decision, this player threw his bat onto the square in dissent against the umpire's decision. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Henry Ssenyondo Uganda 29/04/18 After his batting partner was dismissed, Henry threw his bat onto the pitch in dissent at the umpire's decision. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Shadab Khan Pakistan 02/04/18 After dismissing a batsman he pointed at him and uttered an expletive. 1 2.2.7 Fine of 20% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Cameron Bancroft Australia 24/03/18 Bancroft admitted that he breached 2.2.9 of the Code which relates to changing the condition of the ball. 1 2.2.9 Fine of 75% of Match Fee 3 3 3
Steve Smith Austalia 24/03/18 Steve Smith admitted being party to a decision within the 'leadership group' of the Australian team to attempt to change the condition of the ball in order to gain an unfair advantage over the South African team. The decision of that group, of which Smith is the team captain, risked causing serious damage to the integrity of the match and was contrary to the spirit of the game. 2 2.2.1 2 Suspension Points 4 4 4
Rohan Mustafa UAE 22/03/18 After dismissing batsman Williams, Mustafa sent him off with an expletive. 1 2.1.4 Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 1 2
Sean Williams Zimbabwe 22/03/18 After being dismissed, batsman Williams uttered an expletive to the bowler Mustafa. 1 2.1.4 Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Simandeep Singh Hong Kong 17/03/18 After being given out LBW, Singh pointed to his bat to show the umpire that he thought he had hit it. 1 2.1.3 Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Marlon Samuels West Indies 19/03/18 Over 43.5 - On being dismissed, Batsman - Marlon Samuels, on leaving the field of play, struck the fielding disc with his bat which constitutes a breach of clause 2.1.8 - abuse of cricket equipment or clothing, ground equipment or fixtures and fittings during an international match 1 2.1.8 Reprimand 1 1 1
Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh 16/03/18 Over 19.2 - Shakib came to edge of the boundary and called his batsmen out of the field of play, and his behavior was contrary to the spirit of the game. 1 2.1.2 Fine of 25% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Nurul Hasan Sohan Bangladesh 16/03/18 Nurul argued with the Sri Lankan captain, pointing his finger which amount to unruly public behaviour 1 2.1.2 Fine of 25% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Mitchell Marsh Australia 09/03/18 Article 2.1.7 which relates to ‘inappropriate and deliberate physical contact’   2.1.7 Fined 15% of match fee and received 1 demerit point 1  1  1
Kagiso Rabada South Africa 09/03/18 Article 2.1.7 which relates to ‘using language, actions or gestures which disparage or could provoke an aggressive reaction from a batsman’   2.1.7 Fined 15% of match fee and received 1 demerit point 1  1  7
Kagiso Rabada South Africa 09/03/18 Article 2.1.1 which relates to ‘conduct contrary to the spirit of the game’   2.1.1 Fined 25% of match fee and received 1 demerit point; (originally charged with a 2.2.7 offence which was overturned on appeal and replaced with the above 2.1.1 offence) - click here to read the full judgement 1  1  7
Mujeeb ur Rahman Afghanistan 06/03/18 Article 2.2.8 which relates to ‘throwing a ball at or near a player’   2.2.8 Fined 50% of match fee and received 3 demerit points. 3  3  3
Brendan Taylor Zimbabwe 06/03/18 Article 2.1.5 which relates to ‘showing dissent at an umpire’s decision’   2.1.5 Fined 15% of match fee and received 1 demerit point 1  1  1
Nizakat Khan Hong Kong 06/03/18 Article 2.2.7 which relates to ‘inappropriate and deliberate physical contact’   2.2.7 Fined 50% of match fee and received 3 demerit points 3  3  3
Mohammad Shahzad Afghanistan 06/03/18 Article 2.1.8 which relates to abuse of cricket equipment   2.1.8 Fined 15% of match fee and received 1 demerit point and a two ODI match suspension 1  1  4
Quinton De Kock South Africa 04/03/18 Article 2.1.2 which relates to ‘conduct that brings the game into disrepute’   2.1.2 Fined 25% of match fee and received 1 demerit point. 1  1  1
David Warner Australia 04/03/18 Article 2.2.2 which relates to ‘conduct that brings the game into disrepute’   2.2.2 Fined 75% of match fee and received 3 demerit points. 3  3
Nathan Lyon Australia 04/03/18 Article 2.1.1 which relates to ‘conduct contrary to the spirit of the game’   2.1.1 Fined 15% of match fee and received 1 demerit point. 1  1  1
Mahuru Dai  PNG 04/03/18 Article 2.1.8 which relates to abuse of cricket equipment   2.1.8 Reprimand and received 1 demerit point 1  1  1
Kagiso Rabada South Africa 13/02/18 Article 2.1.7 which relates to ‘using language which could provoke an aggressive reaction from another player’ 1 2.1.7 Fined 15% of match fee and received 1 demerit point 1 1 1
Sikander Raza Butt Zimbabwe 13/02/18 Article 2.1.5 which relates to ‘showing dissent at an umpire’s decision’ 1 2.1.5 Fined 15% of match fee and received 1 demerit point 1 1 1
Mashrafe Bin Mortaza Bangladesh 27/01/18 Article 2.1.7 which relates to ‘using language which could provoke an aggressive reaction from another player’ 1 2.1.7 Fined 20% of match fee and received 1 demerit point 1 1 1
Danushka Gunathilaka  Sri Lanka 27/01/18 Article 2.1.7 which relates to ‘using language which could provoke an aggressive reaction from another player’ 1 2.1.7 Reprimand and received 1 demerit point 1 1 1
Robert Chininya Zimbabwe 17/01/18 Article 2.2.7 which relates to ‘inappropriate and deliberate physical contact with another player’ 3 2.2.7 Reprimand and received 3 demerit points 3 3 3
Lohan Lowrens Namibia 16/01/18 Article 2.1.5 which relates to ‘showing dissent at an umpire’s decision’ 1 2.1.5 Reprimand and received 1 demerit point 1 1 1
Jan Izak De Villiers  Namibia 16/01/18 Article 2.1.5 which relates to ‘showing dissent at an umpire’s decision’ 1 2.1.5 Reprimand and received 1 demerit point  1  1  1
Virat Kohli India 15/01/18 Article 2.1.1 which relates to ‘conduct contrary to the spirit of the game’ 1 2.1.1 Fined 25% of match fee and received 1 demerit point 1 1 1
Ashfaq Ahmed UAE 08/12/17 Article 2.1.5 which relates to ‘showing dissent at an umpire’s decision’ 1 2.1.5 Reprimand and received 1 demerit point 1 1 1
Sandeep Lamichhani Nepal  08/12/17 Article 2.1.5 which relates to ‘showing dissent at an umpire’s decision’ 1 2.1.5 Reprimand and received 1 demerit point  1 1 1
Nadeem Ahmed Hong Kong 29/11/17 Article 2.1.5 which relates to ‘showing dissent at an umpire’s decision’ 1 2.1.5 Reprimand and received 1 demerit point 1 1 1
Sese Bau PNG 29/11/17  Article 2.1.5 which relates to ‘showing dissent at an umpire’s decision’ 1 2.1.5 Reprimand and received 1 demerit point 1 1 1
Dasun Shanaka Sri Lanka 25/11/17 Article 2.2.9 which relates to ‘changing the condition of the ball’ 3 2.2.9 Fined 75% of match fee and received 3 demerit points 3 3 3
Chris Sole Scotland 02/10/17 Article 2.1.7 which relates to ‘extended send off when dismissing a batsman’ 1 2.1.7 Reprimand 1 1
Craig Williams Namibia 18/09/17 Article 2.1.5 which relates to ‘showing dissent at an umpire’s decision’ 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Rohan Mustafa UAE 18/09/17 Article 2.1.4 which relates to ‘using obscene, offensive or insulting language’ 1 2.1.4 Reprimand 1 1 1
Jan Frylink Namibia 18/09/17 Article 2.1.4 which relates to ‘using obscene, offensive or insulting language’ 1 2.1.4 Reprimand 1 1 1
Nalin Nipiko Vanuatu 09/09/17 Reprimanded due to abuse of cricket equipment. 1 2.1.8 Reprimand 1 1 1
Trevor Lanka Vanuatu 04/09/17 Used obscene, offensive or insulting language. 1 2.1.4 Reprimand 1 1 1
Tamim Iqbal Bangladesh 30/08/17 Tamim debated continuously with the umpires while the Australian batsmen were changing their gloves regularly.  1 2.1.1 (L1) Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 2 2
Jason Holder West Indies 28/08/17 Holder, who was the bowler, twice made inappropriate comments in frustration which were audible enough to be heard by both the on-field umpires. 1 2.1.4 Reprimand 1 1 1
Ben Stokes England 26/08/17 Stokes made an inappropriate comment which was clearly audible through the stump mic and also heard by the match officials. 1 2.1.4 Reprimand 1 1 3
Ravindra Jadeja India 05/08/17 Jadeja, after fielding off his own bowling, threw the ball back at the batsman who had not left his crease. The on-field umpires deemed the throwing “in a dangerous manner” as it narrowly missed Malinda Pushpakumara 2 2.2.8 (L2) Fine of 50% of Match Fee 3 3 6
Itisham Malik Scotland 27/07/17 After dismissing a batsman, Itisham ran towards him and gave him a send off. 1 2.1.7 (L1) Fine of 50% of Match Fee 2 2 2
Tariq Stanikzai Afghanistan 20/07/17 Showing excessive and obvious disappointment at an umpires decision when given out. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Kagiso Rabada South Africa 06/07/17 Rabada used inappropriate language after dismissing England batsman Ben Stokes, which were audible over the stump microphones and also resulted in the batsman to turn before walking off the field 1 2.1.7 Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 1 4
Niroshan Dickwella Sri Lanka 30/06/17 Dickwella, who was keeping wickets, after gathering the ball, held it near to the stumps and waited for the striker Solomon Mire to leave his crease. After an unsuccessful attempt to stump Mire, Dickwella waited for another opportunity to get the batsman out long after he had completed his stroke 1 2.1.1 Fine of 30% of Match Fee 2 2 7
Mrunal Patel USA 29/05/17 Showing dissent at an umpires decision 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Dhanuka Pathirana Canada 29/05/17 Showing dissent at an umpires decision - showed his bat when given out LBW. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Ajay Lalcheta Oman 27/05/17 Showing dissent at an umpires decision 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Elmore Hutchinson USA 26/05/17 Showing dissent at an umpires decision 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Navneet Dahliwal Canada 26/05/17 Tried to deceive the umpire when batting by indicating that the ball had come off his upper arm. 1 2.1.1 Reprimand 1 1 1
Rizwan Cheema Canada 23/05/17 Inappropriate physical contact. 1 2.1.1 Reprimand 1 1 1
Ahmed Sultan Oman 23/05/17 Showing dissent at an umpires decision 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Charles Waiswa Uganda 23/05/17 Inappropriate physical contact. 1 2.1.1 Reprimand 1 1 1
Ashley Nurse West Indies 09/06/17 After being given out LBW, Ashley showed excessive, obvious disappointment with the decision 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Afsar Zaidi Afghanistan 09/06/17 After an LBW appeal, Afsar showed the TV referral sign. 1 2.1.5 Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Stuart Law West Indies 14/05/17 West Indies coach Stuart Law entered the TV umpires room questioning an on-field out decision. He then slammed the door as he left the room making inappropriate comments 1 2.1.5 Fine of 25% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Shannon Gabriel West Indies 24/04/17 At the end of the over, Shannon made inappropriate and deliberate physical contact with Pakistan player Sarfraz Ahmed. 2 2.2.7 (L2) Fine of 50% of Match Fee 3 3 3
Ghulam Shabbir UAE 04/04/17 Wicket Keeper Ghulam claimed a dismissal for a run out direct hit by the fielder, but a review established that Ghulam had broken the wicket with his glove but claimed the dismissal. 1 2.1.1 Fine of 20% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Dawlat Zadran Afghanistan 30/03/17 After collecting the ball in his follow through, Zadran threw the ball in the direction of the batsman, hitting him in the leg. This was deliberate as the batsman was not attempting a run or out of his ground. 2 2.2.8 (L2) Fine of 50% of Match Fee 3 3 3
Mohammad Nabi Eisakhil Afghanistan 29/03/17 Deliberately attempted to mislead the umpire by claiming a catch that he had subsequently dropped, that hit the ground before he claimed he caught it. 1 2.1.1 Reprimand 1 1 1
Imrul Kayes Bangladesh 16/03/17 When batting, Imrul pointed to his thigh pad to indicate where the ball had hit him during a caught behind appeal against him. 1 2.1.1 Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Tamim Iqbal Bangladesh 16/03/17 When batting, Tamim showed his bat to the umpire indicating that he had hit the ball during an appeal for LBW against him. 1 2.1.1 Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Richard Ngarava Zimbabwe 22/02/17 Inappropriate and deliberate physical contact with Rahmat which could have been avoided. 1 2.2.7 (L2) Fine of 50% of Match Fee 3 3 3
Mohammad Asghar Stanikzai Afghanistan 22/02/17 Obvious dissent towards an umpire's decision by shaking his head and pointing to the edge o the bat when given out. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Rahmat Shah Zurmati Afghanistan 22/02/17 Inappropriate and deliberate physical contact with Ngarava which could have been avoided. 1 2.2.7 (L2) Fine of 50% of Match Fee 3 3 3
Muzammil Shahzad Phillipines 20/02/17 On his dismissal, Shahzad pointed to his bat indicating that he had hit it before and after the decision was given. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Tim Paine Australia 19/02/17 On the dismissal of Dickwella, Tim Paine made inappropriate comments 1 2.1.7 Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Niroshan Dickwella Sri Lanka 19/02/17 After being given out caught behind, Niroshan showed dissent at the decision by pausing to review the replay on the screen, kicked the turf and then took a prolonged look at his shoulder before turning to look at the umpire 1 2.1.5 Fine of 30% of Match Fee 2 2 7
Kagiso Rabada South Africa 07/02/17 there was inappropriate and deliberate physical contact with Dickwella. 2 2.2.7 (L2) Fine of 50% of Match Fee 3 3 4
Niroshan Dickwella Sri Lanka 07/02/17 there was inappropriate and deliberate physical contact with Rabada. 2 2.2.7 (L2) Fine of 50% of Match Fee 3 3 7
Owais Shah UAE 19/01/17 Owais Shah was UAE coach. While in the dugout he was overheard shouting obscenities to one of his players in the field chasing the ball towards the boundary. 1 2.1.4 Reprimand 1 1 1
Mark Watt Scotland 20/01/17 On being given out LBW by umpire Pradhan, Mark showed the edge of his bat twice to the umpire suggesting that he hit it. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Yasir Iqbal Denmark 04/11/16 On being given out caught, Yasir stood his ground, shook his head, opened his arms and delayed leaving the crease. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Tanbir Hayder Bangladesh 29/12/16 after being hit for a four by batsman Neil Broom, used obscene language which was heard by the umpires. 1 2.1.4 Reprimand 1 1 1
Amjad Javed UAE 16/12/16 After dismissing a batsman Javed used inappropriate language towards him which provoked the batsman to react. Aggressively. 1 2.1.7 Reprimand 1 1 1
Mohammed Shahzad Afghanistan 16/12/16 After being bowled, Shahzad made inappropriate and deliberate physical contact with a player. 2 2.2.7 Fine of 100% of Match Fee 3 3 3
Najeeb Tarakai Afghanistan 16/12/16 At the fall of a wicket Najeeb entered the ground aggressively and advanced towards the opposition when 2 players were arguing. 1 2.1.2 Reprimand 1 1 1
Ben Stokes England 26-Nov-16 Reacted to India players’ celebrations following his dismissal by making inappropriate comments which were heard by both the on-field umpires 1 2.1.4 Reprimand 1 1 2
Faf Du Plessis South Africa 15-Nov-16 Television footage appeared to show Mr du Plessis applying an artificial substance, namely the residue from a mint or saliva containing residue from the mint, to the ball and then shining it during the fourth day’s play. 2 2.2.9 Fine of 100% of Match Fee - Click here to read the full judgement 3 3 3
Suranga Lakmal Sri Lanka 21-Nov-16 Dangerously threw the ball back at Zimbabwe opener Chamu Chibhabha at the striker’s end when the batsman had stayed in his crease after playing a shot and was not attempting a run 1 2.1.1 (L1) Fine of 50% of Match Fee 2 2 2
Damian Crowley Italy 02-Nov-16 Crowley showed dissent and uttered an expletive to the umpire when an appeal off his bowling was turned down. 1 2.1.4 Reprimand 1 1 1
Jake Dunford Jersey 30-Oct-16 On being given out LBW, Jake raised his bat in the air and pointed to its edge and delayed leaving the crease. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Ben Stokes England 30-Oct-16 Ignored the on-field umpires’ repeated requests and instructions to stop by continuing to verbally engage with Bangladesh batsman Sabbir Rahman. The on-field umpires had also advised England captain Alastair Cook of Stokes’ actions, but the player didn’t comply with the instructions 1 2.1.1 Fine of 15% of Match Fee 1 1 2
Imran Tahir South Africa 12-Oct-16 Displayed a lack of respect for the umpires when he ignored their requests to stop by continuing to verbally engage with Australia opener David Warner 1 2.1.1 Fine of 30% of Match Fee 2 2 2
Tabraiz Shamsi South Africa 09-Oct-16 Shamsi  twice ignored the umpires’ instructions by continuing to verbally and aggressively engage with Wade for a prolonged period 1 2.1.1 Fine of 25% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Matthew Wade Australia 09-Oct-16 Wade twice ignored the umpires’ instructions by continuing to verbally and aggressively engage with Shamsi for a prolonged period 1 2.1.1 Fine of 25% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Jos Buttler England 09-Oct-16 After his dismissal, Jos Buttler responded to Bangladesh players using language that was obscene 1 2.1.4 Reprimand 1 1 1
Sabbir Rahman Bangladesh 09-Oct-16 Sabbir overreacted after Bangladesh’s LBW review against England captain Jos Buttler was successful 1 2.1.7 Fine of 20% of Match Fee 1 1 3
Mashrafe Bin Mortaza Bangladesh 09-Oct-16 Mashrafe overreacted after Bangladesh’s LBW review against England captain Jos Buttler was successful 1 2.1.7 Fine of 20% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Ravindra Jadeja India 09-Oct-16 During India’s first innings, Jadeja, after previously receiving two informal and one official warnings, infringed the protected area for the fourth time and damaged it 2 2.2.11 (L2) Fine of 50% of Match Fee 3 3 6
Sabbir Rahman Bangladesh 25-Sep-16 During Afghanistan's run-chase, Sabbir questioned umpire Sharfuddoula’s LBW decision and also made inappropriate comments 1 2.1.4 Fine of 30% of Match Fee 2 2 3


Women's Code of Conduct breaches

Player Team Date of Breach Incident Level Offence Penalty Demerit Points Active Demerit Points Player Demerit Point Total
Chinelle Henry West Indies 14/11/2020 After being given out LBW Chinelle walked off, stopped, turned around and stared at the umpires. 1 2.8 Fine of 10% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Chedean Nation West Indies 14/11/2020 Chedean delayed leaving the crease after being given out stumped. Looking towards the umpire with open arms. 1 2.8 Fine of 10% of Match Fee 1 1 1
Elyse Villani Australia 24/02/2019 Displayed dissent against the umpires decision when being given out by gesturing with both hands and throwing her head back as she turned to leave the pitch. 1 2.8 Reprimand 1 1 1
Jess Jonassen Australia 24/02/2019 Displayed dissent against the umpires decision when being given out by gesturing with her hands and looking at the edge of her bat. 1 2.8 Reprimand 1 1 1
Chamani Seneviratne UAE 19-Feb-19 Threw the ball in a dangerous manner to the batter on strike while she was still in the crease. 1 2.9 Reprimand 1 1 1
Jess Jonassen Australia 24-Feb-19 Displayed dissent against the umpire's decision when being given out. 1 2.8 Reprimand 1 1 1
Elyse Villani Australia 24-Feb-19 Displayed dissent against the umpires decision when being given out. 1 2.8 Reprimand 1 1 1
Lorna Jack Scotland 12-Jul-18 After being given out, Lorna hit the fixtures and fittings of the umpires tent with her bat on her way to the changing room. 1 2.1.8 Reprimand 1 1 1
Nisha Ali UAE 12-Jul-18 After being given out LBW, Nisha delayed leaving the crease and was shaking her head at the decision. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Mark Coles Pakistan coach 28-Mar-18 Mark entered the field of play after the match had finished and shouted at the umpires about their decision making in the match, specifically relating to three incidents. 1 2.1.1 Reprimand 1 1 1
Diana Baig Pakistan 28-Mar-18 Baig damaged the pitch while batting after receiving a first and final warning which lead to the awarding of 5 penalty runs to the opposition. 1 2.1.1 Reprimand 1 1 1
Megan Schutt Australia 29-Oct-17 Upon the dismissal of Sarah Taylor, Megan used offensive language towards her along with a send off gesture. 1 2.1.7 Reprimand 1 1 1
Harmanpreet Kaur India 20-Jul-17 After an attempted run out, Harmanpreet abused her equipment by throwing her bat to the ground. 1 2.1.8 Reprimand 1 1 1
Dilani Manodara Sri Lanka 09-Jul-17 On being given out caught, Dilani stopped on the square and indicated to her batting partner that the ball had struck her thigh instead of the bat. This indication to her partner was done on more than one occasion. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Veda Krishnamurthy India 07-Feb-17 Following an appeal for a catch which was turned down, Veda was seen making a sign for a TV referral. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 2
Chloe Tryon South Africa 18-Jan-17 Chloe shook her head and showed the edge of the bat to the umpire after being given out LBW. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1
Basit Ali Khan Pakistan 04-Dec-16 Team manager Basit removed the middle stump from the pitch to use for pre-match practice. The 4th umpire asked him to return it and he asked who he was. The 4th umpire said you should know by my umpires uniform. Basit then shouted at the 4th umpire in front of players that he didn't care that he was the 4th umpire or about his uniform. 1 2.1.3 Reprimand 1 1 1
Veda Krishnamurthy India 01-Dec-16 Delayed leaving the crease after being given out. 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 2
Chamary Attapathu Sri Lanka 12-Nov-16 Showed dissent to the umpire by gesture when given out LBW. 1   Reprimand 1 1 1
Erva Giddings West Indies 08-Oct-16 On being given out LBW, Erva pointed her bat towards the umpire and said "Umpire I hit it" 1 2.1.5 Reprimand 1 1 1

 

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