The Cricket Disciplinary Commission (CDC) has imposed a suspended sanction against Sussex County Cricket Club following a remote disciplinary hearing on June 15. The hearing took place after Sussex received five fixed penalties over a 12-month period.
As a result of the fixed penalties, Sussex CCC has been charged with violating ECB Directive 3.6.21 (a).
The club have been given suspended point deductions based on the future conduct of Sussex players. The decision was made by a disciplinary panel chaired by Chris Tickle, alongside Amrisha Parathalingam and Paul Joy.
Their decision will result in a penalty of 12 points in the LV = Insurance County Championship and / or two points in the Vitality Blast and / or two points in the Royal London Cup if cricketers playing for Sussex incur two further infractions at the fixed penalty. to any competition within 12 months from the date of the hearing.
The precise nature of the point deductions will be decided by the jury depending on the seriousness of future infractions and the competition in which they occur.
Any appeal must be lodged within 14 days of the date of the decision.
Full written reasons can be found here.