ICC Suspends Cricket Association of Nepal’s Affiliation
The ICC suspended the Membership of CAN for breach of Article 2.9 of the ICC’s Articles of Association
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has suspended the Membership of Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN). The decision came in after the council’s meeting on Sunday in Dubai.
“In light of the ongoing court case involving the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) and the Ad hoc Committee established by the Nepalese National Sports Council (NSC), which has led to a vacuum of cricket leadership in Nepal, the Board suspended the Membership of CAN for breach of Article 2.9 of the ICC’s Articles of Association, which prohibits government interference and requires free and fair elections,” the ICC said in a statement.
The suspension means that CAN will not be entitled to receive any ICC funding. However, the Board, in its absolute discretion and considering that the players should not suffer due to this suspension, decided that the Nepal cricket teams would be able to continue to feature in ICC events.
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