The ECB Cricket Discipline Commission says Ben Brown has received a penalty under the ECB’s discipline code.
Brown was reported by umpires Nick Cook and Rob Bailey during Sussex’s NatWest T20 Blast match against Gloucestershire last Friday for a level one breach of the code – showing dissent at an umpire’s decision by word or action.
The penalty for this offence is a reprimand.
This penalty will remain on his record for a period of two years and the accumulation of nine or more penalty points in any two year period will result in an automatic suspension.
Sussex, who beat Gloucs on Duckworth-Lewis, are not in T20 action again until next Wednesday, June 1.
Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.
Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.
1 Make this website your homepage
2 Like our Facebook page at facebook.com/pages/Sport-Sussex
3 Follow us on Twitter @SportSussex
4 Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.
And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!