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
Ross Lamb Galloway CC Level 1.3 Using language or gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting. 03/08/2019 Reprimand.
Steven Carr Galloway CC Level 1.3 Using language or gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting. 03/08/2019 Reprimand.
Parvase Majeed East Renfrewshire CC Level 1.2 Showing dissent at an umpire’s decision. 28/06/2019 Reprimand.
Aamir Shazhad Stirling County CC Level 3.2 Threat of assault on another player, team official, match official or spectator. 20/07/2019 Six-week suspension commencing on 00.01 on 09/08/2019, and extending into the 2020 season. The end date of the suspension will be notified when the 2020 fixtures are confirmed.
Inderjit Singh Irvine CC Level 1.2 Showing dissent at an umpire’s decision. 03/08/2019 Reprimand.
Aamir Gul Uddingston CC Level 1.3 Using language or gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting 20/07/2019 Reprimand.
Saif Sajjad Poloc CC Level 1.3 Using language or gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting 13/07/2019 Reprimand.
Amir Shazhad Stirling County CC Level 1.1 Abuse of cricket equipment or clothing, ground equipment or fixtures and fittings 06/07/2019 Reprimand.
Neil Flack Greenock CC Level 1.2 Showing dissent at an umpire’s decision. 06/07/2019 Reprimand.
Sandy McNay St. Michael’s CC Level 1.3 Using language or gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting 22/06/2019 Reprimand.
Zaighum Ahmad Poloc CC Level 3.4 Conduct that is either (a) contrary to the Spirit of the Game or (b) brings the game into disrepute. 12/05/2019 Five-week suspension, of which one week is suspended for a period of one year, commencing on 00.01 on 13/06/19, to 24.00 on 10/07/2019.
Darren Butler Helensburgh CC Level 2.3 Inappropriate and deliberate physical contact between players in the course of play. 12/05/2019 Three-week suspension, of which one week is suspended for a period of one year, commencing on 00.01 on 19/06/2019, to 24.00 on 02/07/2019.
Abdul Shakoor Renfrew CC Level 1.3 Using language or gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting 08/06/2019 Reprimand.
Ryan Morrow Kelburne CC Level 1.2 Showing dissent at an umpire’s decision. 18/05/2019 Reprimand.
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. 08/09/2018 Two-week suspension commencing 27/04/2019 to 10/05/2019.
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. 08/09/2018 Two-week suspension, of which one week is suspended for a period of two years, from 27/04/2019 to 03/05/2019.
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. 08/09/2018 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 from 27/04/2019 to 24/05/2019.
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.
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.

 


Club appeals

Club Decision of CMC Date of appeal Decision of Appeal Panel
Ayr CC The CMC decided that Ayr CC be deducted 100 league points and 4 McCulloch Cup points for playing an ineligible player from the start of the season up to and including 1 June 2019. 24/06/2019 The Appeal Panel, unanimously, upheld Ayr CC’s appeal and, noting that Kenroy Peters’ ineligibility to play cricket for Ayr CC accrued from the Home Office’s amended opinion intimated to it on 5 June 2019, saw no reason to impose any points deduction(s) for matches played prior to this date, the prior period being, in effect, covered by the Home Office’s previous opinion, provided on 31 May 2019, namely that he could play.
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.