Cape Town - Cricket
South Africa (CSA) has confirmed that Proteas captain, Faf du Plessis, has
appealed the decision of the ICC Match Referee which found him guilty of a
breach of Article 2.2.9 of the ICC Code of Conduct.
decided to appeal the match referee’s decision after he and his legal team had
studied the written reasons provided by the match referee.” commented CSA Chief
Executive, Haroon Lorgat.
“In his mind
Faf is clear that he did not alter the condition of the ball nor did he intend
to do so and that the match referee was not correct to find him guilty. He is
understandably feeling aggrieved.”
support him to appeal the decision before an independent Judicial Commissioner
as there are issues relating to fair and just process, interpretation of the
rules, science and performance that needs to be considered,” concluded Mr
matter will be subject to further legal process, neither Faf du Plessis nor CSA
will make further comment on this matter.