• Fans wait on Broad, Bess demerit points

    Will Stuart Broad and Dom Bess be punished with demerit points by the ICC following their actions in the third Test in Port Elizabeth? South Africans fans are waiting patiently to find out …

    Spinner Dom Bess appeared to give Rassie van der Dussen a verbal send-off on day three.

    Stuart Broad then did the same to Keshav Maharaj on day four.

    Article 2.5 of the ICC code, which relates to ‘using language, actions or gestures which disparage or which could provoke an aggressive reaction from a batter upon his or her dismissal during an international match’.

    Level 1 breaches carry a minimum penalty of an official reprimand, a maximum penalty of 50 per cent of a player’s match fee, and one or two demerit points

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