Emily plays for Hobart Hurricane in the Big Bash League
The video was posted before the match against Sydney Thunder
CA convicted of anti-corruption code violations
Dainik BhaskarNov 18, 2019, 05:39 PM IST Hobart (Australia). Cricket Australia (CA) has banned a year-old woman cricketer Emily Smith, playing in the Big Bash League. Emily posted on her team's playing XI Instagram account an hour before the match. The CA considered Smith's actions a violation of the Anti Corruption Code and banned him for a year.
Emily has accepted punishment for violation of article 2.3.2 of the Anti Corruption Code of CA. She will be ineligible to play in any format of cricket for 1 year. However, the CA has reduced the sentence to 9 months. Still, she will not be able to play cricket for 3 months. This means that she will not be seen in the rest of the matches of the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL).
Emily posted the video before the match
On November 2, Hobart Hurricane wicketkeeper Smith posted on social media a video made inside the limited area (PMOA) for the players and the match official. This post, which took place 1 hour before the match against Sydney Thunder, contained information related to Playing-11. Which was a direct violation of Cricket Australia's Anti Corruption Code. However, due to rain, the match could not be tossed. Nevertheless, CA took action on the female cricketer, considering it serious.
CA said- Stabbers could use it
Cricket Australia said in its statement that Smith has violated Article 2.3.2 of the Anti Corruption Code. Under this, he has leaked information inside the team. It could be used in betting. Article 2.3.2 of the Anti Corruption Code of the CA prohibits any person from giving information inside the team. Then the information may have been given in a greed or by mistake.