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Poll: Cricketers Can be Sent Off For Bad Behaviour – Yay or Nay?

What do you think about the ICC’s new send-off rule? 

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Cricket
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 A cricketer can be sent-off for a case of serious bad behaviour on the field.
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According to the new ICC rules, which will come into effect on Thursday, 28 September, a player can be sent off for a case of serious bad behaviour on the field.

If a cricketer intimidates an umpire, or threatens to assault a player, a team official or a spectator, the concerned cricketer will be sent off for a certain number of overs, depending on the format of the match.

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Under the new rules, players will be reprimanded for any violence they commit on the field by being sent off. The player’s team will be penalised 5 runs.

Do you think the ICC has made the right call by introducing the send-off rule?

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