ICC Finds Ravindra Jadeja and James Anderson Not Guilty

Updated: 01 August 2014 21:12 IST

The International Cricket Council has found both Ravindra Jadeja and James Anderson not guilty of breaching it's Code of Conduct.

ICC Finds Ravindra Jadeja and James Anderson Not Guilty
All sorted? Ravindra Jadeja and James Anderson had been in the midst of a storm for an alleged off-field conflict. ICC though has found them not guilty of the charges. © AP

The Judicial Commissioner, probing the James Anderson-Ravindra Jadeja altercation on Friday found both the players not guilty after a marathon six-hour hearing, clearing the decks for their participation in the remainder of the Test series. (BCCI Has Video Footage: Reports)

The Judicial Commissioner Gordon Lewis reached his decisions following a six-hour hearing, which took place via video-conference and put an end to the suspense surrounding the fate of the two players.

"His Honor Gordon Lewis AM, the Judicial Commissioner, has found both England's James Anderson and Ravidra Jadeja of India not guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct," ICC said in a statement.

Witnesses, including some Indian and English players, provided evidence and were cross-examined by the respective legal counsels. (Jadeja Fined)

The ECB and Anderson were represented in the hearings by Nick De Marco while Adam Lewis QC represented Jadeja. The hearings were also attended by the two team managers, the ECB's Paul Downton, the BCCI's Sundar Raman and MV Sridhar, the ICC's General Manager (Cricket), Geoff Allardice, and the ICC's Ethics and Regulatory lawyer, Sally Clark. (Controversy Hotting up)

Topics : Cricket Ravindra Jadeja James Anderson India in England, 2014 India
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