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Viljoen gets four match suspension for breaches of ICC’s Anti-Racism Code

Dubai, Jun 12 (UNI) Namibia player Christoffel Viljoen has been suspended for four matches
after accepting that he was in breach of the ICC’s Anti-Racism Code for Participants following
two incidents that occurred during an ICC T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier match last month.
Viljoen made inappropriate comments during the match against Uganda in Kampala on
May 21 that were considered to be in Breach of the ICC’s Anti-Racism Code, which resulted
in him being charged with offences under 2.1.1. of the Code, namely:
“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, Player Support Personnel, Umpire, Match
Referee, Umpire Support Personnel or any other person (including a spectator) on the
basis of their race, religion, culture, colour, descent, national or ethnic origin.”
Viljoen accepted the misconduct and has been handed four Suspension Points for each
offence, which will run concurrently and result in him missing Namibia’s next four matches.
As per Article 7.3 of the Anti-Racism Code, Viljoen will also have to undergo an education programme to promote a better understanding and awareness of issues directly relevant to
the offence that he has committed. The ICC will work with the Cricket Namibia to determine
when and how this should take place.
UNI XC-BM
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