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Club Statement: Cricket Discipline Commission decision

Representatives from Somerset County Cricket Club attended a Cricket Discipline Commission meeting at Lord’s this afternoon to answer the following charges:

  1. The Pitch prepared for the Specsavers County Championship match vs Essex on 23-26 September was substandard and rated poor.
  2. The pitch prepared for Specsavers County Championship match vs Essex on 23-26 September was not the best quality cricket pitch that Somerset County Cricket Club was able to prepare for the match.

Somerset County Cricket Club have been found guilty of the charges and the subsequent sanctions are that the Club have been handed a 24-point deduction for the 2020 Specsavers County Championship season, with 12 of those points suspended for two years.

There is a now 14-day period during which SCCC may appeal the decision.

Somerset County Cricket Club await the full report from the Cricket Discipline Commission before considering our next course of action.

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