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Keaton Jennings: a case study on cricket eligibility

Ahead of the start of the third test between England and South Africa on Thursday, many a column inch has been devoted to the apparent fragility of England’s batting line-up and discussion has inevitably turned to whether personnel changes are necessary.  In particular, questions have been asked about whether England should persevere with 25 year-old … Continue Reading

The prevention of head injuries in cricket: will new regulations help?

Concussion is a contentious issue in sport and is a topic that has previously been covered by Sports Shorts here, here and here.  Many sports involve physical contact and, in the professional era where sportspeople are stronger, faster and more athletic than at any time before, the risk of serious injury is high.  The onus … Continue Reading

du Plessis in breach of ICC Code of Conduct after ball found in less than mint condition

The International Cricket Council (the “ICC”) confirmed on Tuesday 22 November 2016 that Faf du Plessis, the captain of the South Africa cricket team, would be fined 100 per cent of his match fee and given three demerit points for “applying an artificial substance to the ball” during the fourth day’s play in the second … Continue Reading
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