Cricket Australia set to impose six-month bans on players that participate in ‘disapproved cricket’

“Players who participate in disapproved cricket (e.g. exhibition matches) are not permitted to participate in ICC approved cricket for a minimum of six months thereafter”

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Cricket Australia has issued a warning to the players, saying that they could be hit with a six-month ban if they opt to take part in any matches or tournaments without the board’s approval.

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Champions Trophy 12th Match: Sarfraz stars as Pakistan come from behind to eliminate Sri Lanka and book spot in semi-finals

Sarfraz exults after hitting the winning runs

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Pakistan’s hopes of reaching the Champions Trophy semi-finals seemed to be fading when they were reduced to 162/7, but captain Sarfraz Ahmed ensured that didn’t happen as he clubbed an unbeaten 61 help his side defeat Sri Lanka by three wickets.

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