Today, the ICC has confirmed that England’s team manager, Phil Neale has reported charge on India’s Ravindra Jadeja under Level 2 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel for reportedly alleged in an incident that took place on the second day of the First Test match at Trent Bridge.
Jadeja has been charged for been alleged in an argument with England’s lead pacer, James Anderson after they left the field for lunch on Thursday. ECB reported that when the players left the public area and entered into the pavilion, Jadeja suddenly turned towards Anderson taking a couple of steps in an aggressive and threatening manner.
“It is alleged that after the players left the public area and entered the pavilion [for lunch], Jadeja turned suddenly and took steps towards Anderson in an aggressive and threatening manner,” the ICC said
The offence related to the issue has been reported under Article 2.2.11 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which states: Where the facts of the alleged incident are not adequately or clearly covered by any of the above offences, conduct that either: (a) is contrary to the spirit of the game; or (b) brings the game into disrepute.
All the Level 2 breaches carry a money fine of between 50-100 per cent of applicable Match Fee and or even up to two Suspension Points. Two suspension points equates to a ban of either one Test or two ODIs, depending on the type of match is scheduled next for the suspended player.