Jason Roy has been given a two-match suspension.
Jason Roy, the Britain player, has been given a two-match boycott that will be put off; for a year in case he carries on himself, as well as a fine of GBP 2,500 by Walk 31. Roy “has conceded a charge of conducting himself in a way which may be hurtful to the interface; of cricket or which may bring the amusement of cricket, the ECB, and himself into notoriety; in breach of ECB Mandate 3.3,” concurring to the ECB.
Typically, the Cricket Discipline Committee (CDC), which oversees disciplinary procedures, publishes detailed written reasons for every disciplinary action issued. However, its instructions allow them to refuse to do so if the CDC believes that “for any reason; it is acceptable that they should only be released in part or not at all.”
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“Following a full disciplinary hearing at which all available evidence was heard, the Disciplinary Panel ruled that Mr. Roy should: I be suspended from the next two England matches for which he is eligible for selection; but that such suspension be suspended for 12 months based on good behavior; and (ii) pay a fine of GBP 2,500 by March 31, 2022,” according to the statement.
Roy last appeared for England in January, when they were defeated by the West Indies in a T20I series. He later played in the PSL for the Quetta Gladiators; but dropped out of the IPL with the Gujarat Titans, claiming that playing cricket; in the pandemic-enforced bio-bubbles had taken its toll on him during the previous; three years and that he wanted to spend more time with his family.