The undernoted tables note the outcomes of disciplinary charges raised against WDCU-registered players and/or officials, appeals resulting therefrom, and appeals against decisions of the WDCU’s Competition Management Committee (“CMC”).


Individual disciplinary charges and/or appeals

Name Club/organisation Charge Date Outcome
Taimoor Ahmad Ferguslie CC Level 2.2 Serious public criticism of, or inappropriate comment on, a match related incident or any player, match official or team, irrespective of when such criticism or inappropriate comment is made. 8/9/2018 A suspension of 2 weeks commencing immediately prior to the start date of the 2019 WDCU Saturday League season.
Hamza Tahir Ferguslie CC Level 2.2 Serious public criticism of, or inappropriate comment on, a match related incident or any player, match official or team, irrespective of when such criticism or inappropriate comment is made. 8/9/2018 A suspension of 2 weeks, with one week suspended for a period of 2 years, commencing immediately prior to the start date of the 2019 WDCU Saturday League season.
Hasan Khan Ferguslie CC Level 1.6 Public criticism of, or inappropriate comment on, a match related incident or any player, match official or team, irrespective of when such criticism or inappropriate comment is made. 8/9/2018 Reprimand.
Neil McGrath Galloway CC Level 2.6 Conduct that is either (a) contrary to the Spirit of the Game or (b) brings the game into disrepute. 10/08/2018 Four-week suspension commencing at the start of the 2019 competitive season. This date will be advised when the 2019 fixtures are published.
Tommy McGrath Galloway CC Level 1.7 Conduct that is either (a) contrary to the Spirit of the Game or (b) brings the game into disrepute. 10/08/2018 Reprimand.
Khurram Raza Victoria CC Level 1.6 Public criticism of, or inappropriate comment on, a match related incident or any player, match official or team, irrespective of when such criticism or inappropriate comment is made. 17/07/2018 Reprimand.
Ruman Hussain GHK CC Level 4.2 Physical assault on another player, team official, umpire, match official or spectator. 02/06/2018 Cleared. However lesser Level 2.1 and 2.6 charges were upheld which resulted in two-week suspensions commencing from 00.01 on 11/08/2018.
Ruman Hussain GHK CC Level 2.5 Using language or gesture(s) that is seriously obscene, seriously offensive or of a seriously insulting nature to another player, umpire, referee, team official or spectator 02/06/2018 Three-week suspension commencing from 00.01 on 11/08/2018.
Saad Amjad Victoria CC Level 2.3 Inappropriate and deliberate physical contact between players in the course of play. 02/06/2018 Cleared. However an equivalent Level 2.6 charge was upheld which resulted in a two-week suspension commencing from 00.01 on 18/08/2018.
Ross Jones Stenhousemuir CC Level 1.2 Showing dissent at an umpire’s decision by word or action. 30/06/2018 Reprimand.
Talor Scott Stenhousemuir CC Level 2.3 Inappropriate and deliberate physical contact between players in the course of play. 30/06/2018 Cleared. However lesser Level 1.3 charge was upheld which resulted in a reprimand.
Ihtisham Malik Clydesdale CC Level 1.3 Using language or gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting 17/07/2018 Reprimand.
Mohammed Khan East Kilbride CC Level 1.2 Showing dissent at an umpire’s decision (Scottish Cup – decision advised by Cricket Scotland) 24/06/2018 Upheld.
Navid Hussain WoSACO Level 3.2 Threat of assault on another player, team official, match official or spectator. 27/05/2017 Cleared.
Zulfiqar Shahid Weirs CC Level 3.2 Threat of assault on another player, team official, match official or spectator. 27/05/2017 Cleared.
Zulfiqar Shahid Weirs CC Level 3.1 Intimidation of an umpire whether by language or conduct (including gestures). 27/05/2017 Eight-week suspension commencing from 00.01 on 27/06/2018.
Zulfiqar Shahid Weirs CC Level 2.1 Showing serious dissent at an umpire’s decision 27/05/2017 Five-week suspension commencing from 00.01 on 27/06/2018.
Hamza Tahir Ferguslie CC Level 1.6  Public criticism of, or inappropriate comment on, a match related incident or any player, match official or team, irrespective of when such criticism or inappropriate comment is made. 27/06/2018 Reprimand.
Shazad Rafiq Prestwick CC Level.1.2 Showing dissent at an umpire’s decision. 09/06/2018 Reprimand.
Aidan Keogh Helensburgh CC Level 1.3 Using language or a gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting. 26/05/2018 Reprimand.
Andi McElnea Ayr CC Level 1.3 Using language or a gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting. Level 1.1 Abuse of cricket equipment. 19/05/2018 Reprimand.
Michael English Ferguslie CC Level 1.3 Using language or a gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting. 05/05/2018 Reprimand.
Qasim Sheikh Weirs CC Level 2.10. Conduct that is either (a) contrary to the Spirit of the Game or (b) brings the game into disrepute. 27/05/2017 Five-week suspension, of which two weeks are suspended, from 00.01 on the first day of 2018 season.
Mohammed Afzal Weirs CC Level 1.7. Conduct that is either (a) contrary to the Spirit of the Game or (b) brings the game into disrepute. 27/05/2017 Cleared.
John McCrossan Weirs CC Level 1.2. Showing dissent at an umpire’s decision. 27/05/2017 Cleared.
Victoria CC Breach of the WDCU Code of Conduct that brought the game into disrepute. 25/07/2017 Suspension of Victoria CC 1st XI from Evening League for 2018 season.
Miles Shields Glasgow Accies CC Level 2.7. Continual use of language directed towards an opponent that was obscene, offensive and insulting. 12/08/2017 Cleared. However a lesser Level 1.3 charge was upheld which resulted in a reprimand.
Manish Nigam Glasgow Accies CC Level 1.7.  Failure to control the players, and behaviour unbecoming of a Captain. 12/08/2017 Reprimand.
Sharjeel Afridi Glasgow Accies CC Level 1.3.  Using language directed towards an opponent that was obscene, offensive and insulting. 12/08/2017 Cleared.
Chris Foster St. Michael’s CC Level 2.3  Inappropriate and deliberate physical contact between players in the course of play. 12/08/2017 Four-week suspension, of which two weeks are suspended, from 00.01 on the first day of 2018 season.
Mubarak Ali Stirling County CC Level 1.1.  Abuse of cricket equipment or clothing, ground equipment or fixtures and fittings (bat/gloves). 24/06/2017 Reprimand.
Haroon Khan St. Michael’s CC WDCU League Administration Rule 6 (g).  Played on various occasions in 2016 in the East of Scotland League, without having sought or obtained appropriate permission. 09/07/2016 Two-week suspension from 00.01 on 29/04/2017.
Tanzeel Ur Rehman St. Michael’s CC WDCU League Administration Rule 6 (g).  Played on various occasions in 2016 in the East of Scotland League, without having sought or obtained appropriate permission. 09/07/2016 Two-week suspension from 00.01 on 29/04/2017.
Alaguraja Pichaimithu Motherwell CC Level 4.1.  Physical assault of another player, team official, umpire, match official or spectator.  Level 4.2.  Any act of violence on the field of play. 18/06/2016 Cleared.  Matter referred back to CMC.
Jaganathan Narayarasamy Motherwell CC Level 3.2.  Threat of assault on another player, team official, match official or spectator. 18/06/2016 Ten-week suspension from 00.01 on 29/04/2017.
Hafiz Afzaal Kilmarnock CC Level 4.1.  Physical assault of another player, team official, umpire, match official or spectator.  Level 4.2.  Any act of violence on the field of play. 18/06/2016 Ten-week suspension from 00.01 on 29/04/2017.
Zubair Pasha Kilmarnock CC Level 4.1.  Physical assault of another player, team official, umpire, match official or spectator.  Level 4.2.  Any act of violence on the field of play. 18/06/2016 Ten-week suspension from 00.01 on 29/04/2017.
Wasif Ghaffour Victoria CC Level 1.2.  Publicly disputed umpire’s decision. 04/09/2016 Reprimand.
Gregor Preston-Jones Ferguslie CC Level 1.2.  Publicly disputed umpire’s decision. 11/06/2016 Reprimand.
Iain McDonald Stenhousemuir CC Level 1.2.  Publicly disputed umpire’s decision (note: upgraded to Level 2 on account of previous offence). 06/08/2016 Two-week suspension from 00.01 on 29/04/2017.
Roshan Sajjad Drumpellier CC Level 1.1.  Abuse of cricket equipment or clothing, ground equipment or fixtures and fittings (bat). 06/08/2016 Reprimand.
Thomas Holmes St. Michael’s CC Level 2.1. Showing serious dissent at an umpire’s decision. 23/07/2016 Two-week suspension from 00:01 on 29/04/2017.
Iain McDonald Stenhousemuir CC Level 1.2.  Publicly disputed umpire’s decision. 25/06/2016 Reprimand.
Muhammad Azeem Dar Kilmarnock CC Level 1.7.  Conduct that is either (a) contrary to the Spirit of the Game or (b) brings the game into disrepute. 08/06/2016 Reprimand.
Muhammad Saleem Dar Kilmarnock CC Level 3.4.  Conduct that is either (a) contrary to the Spirit of the Game or (b) brings the game into disrepute. 08/06/2016 Eighteen-week suspension backdated to first weekend of 2016 season.
Michael English Ferguslie CC Level 2.10.  Conduct that is either (a) contrary to the Spirit of the Game or (b) brings the game into disrepute. 24/04/2016 Cleared.
Jamie Cook Ferguslie CC Level 2.10.  Conduct that is either (a) contrary to the Spirit of the Game or (b) brings the game into disrepute. Note:  Reduced to a Level one charge 1.7 24/04/2016 Reprimand.
Sai Majeed Renfrew CC Level 2.10.  Conduct that is either (a) contrary to the Spirit of the Game or (b) brings the game into disrepute. 24/04/2016 Cleared.
Mohsin Majeed Renfrew CC Level 4.2.  Physical assault on another player, team official, umpire, match official or spectator. 24/04/2016 Five-week suspension, of which two weeks are suspended, from 00:01 on 30/04/2016.
Andi McElnea Ayr CC Level 3.3.  Engaging in any conduct (whether through the use of language, gestures or otherwise) which is likely to offend, insult, humiliate, intimidate, threaten, disparage or vilify any reasonable person in the position of a player, team official, umpire, match official, or any other person including a spectator on the basis of that person’s race, religion, gender, colour, descent or national or ethnic origin. 12/01/2016 Five-week suspension, of which one week is suspended, from 00:01 on 30/04/2016.
Ayr CC WDCU Constitution 7 and 12.2. 12/01/2016 Severe Reprimand and penalty of match win points for two matches, suspended for two years.
Yasir Nazeer Weirs CC Multiple charges. 01/10/2015 Four-week suspension from 00:01 on 30/04/2016.
Sajid Khan Weirs CC Level 2.7.  Using language or gesture(s) that is seriously obscene. 01/10/2015 Cleared.
Faizan Muhammed Weirs CC Level 2.10.  Conduct that is either (a) contrary to the Spirit of the Game or (b) brings the game into disrepute. 01/10/2015 Two-week suspension from 00:01 on 30/04/2016.
Neil Smith Ayr CC Level 1.3.  Using language or a gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting. 09/09/2015 Reprimand.
Brian Greenhalgh Inverclyde CC Multiple charges. 22/08/2015 Two, twelve-week suspensions, to run concurrently from 00:01 on 04/06/2016 to 00:00 on 27/08/2016.
Saif Sajjad Drumpellier CC Level 1.1.  Abuse of cricket equipment or clothing, ground equipment or fixtures and fittings (bat), 17/06/2015 Reprimand.

 


Club appeals

Club Decision of CMC Date of appeal Decision of Appeal Panel
Galloway CC The CMC decided that Galloway CC be deducted 150 points for playing ineligible players between 20 May 2018, the date two Galloway CC players played for Forres St. Lawrence CC, and 21 July 2018, the date the WDCU were informed that this had happened. 16/08/2018 The appeal was not upheld. The 150 point penalty remained. The application of the penalty was, however, amended to Galloway CC being deducted 75 points in season 2018 with the remaining 75-point deduction being suspended conditional on Galloway CC not again breaching player eligibility rules up to and including 31 August 2020.
Glasgow Accies CC The CMC decided not to permit the registration of Callum Russell, requested by Glasgow Accies CC on 30 July 2018, for the remainder of the 2018 season. 07/08/2018 The appeal was not upheld.
Dumfries CC The CMC decided that the match between West of Scotland CC and Dumfries CC on 7 July 2018, which was abandoned because of an unfit pitch, would be void and that no points would be awarded to either side.  A warning was issued to West of Scotland CC that it faced sanctions should there be a recurrence of a sub-standard pitch for the remainder of the season. 24/07/2018 The appeal was not upheld.