Zimbabwe suspended by ICC over 'government interference'
Friday, 19 July 2019 - 9:34
Following a board and full council meeting in London, ICC has suspended Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect.
In an official release, the apex body stated that 'the ICC Board unanimously decided that Zimbabwe Cricket, an ICC Full Member, is in breach of Article 2.4 (c) and (d) of the ICC Constitution which imposes an obligation on Members to provide a process for free and democratic elections and to ensure that there is no government interference in its governance or administration for cricket respectively."
The ICC also confirmed that all ICC funding to Zimbabwe Cricket will be frozen and representative teams from Zimbabwe will not participate in any ICC events.