Press release -
Cricket Discipline Commission publishes Yorkshire decisions
The Cricket Discipline Commission (CDC) has today published its decisions in relation to charges brought by the ECB against Yorkshire CCC and a number of individuals.
Each of Tim Bresnan, John Blain, Andrew Gale, Matthew Hoggard and Richard Pyrah have been found liable for a breach of ECB Directive 3.3 for their alleged use of racist and/or discriminatory language.
Michael Vaughan has been found not liable for a breach of ECB Directive 3.3.
ECB Directive 3.3 states: “No such person may conduct themself in a manner or do any act or omission which may be prejudicial to the interests of cricket or which may bring the game of cricket or any Cricketer or group of Cricketers into disrepute".
Yorkshire CCC and Gary Ballance had previously admitted charges of breaching the same Directive.
The independent CDC Panel which heard the matter comprised of Tim O’Gorman (Chair), Mark Milliken-Smith KC and Dr Seema Patel.
These decisions only relate to liability. Where charges have been upheld or admitted, sanctions will be determined at a later date.
The CDC decisions are available here: https://resources.ecb.co.uk/ec...