(ECB) Unveiled the Vigilant and Independent Cricket Regulator for “Fair Play and Integrity”

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) recently started something new called the Cricket Regulator. It’s like a separate team that will make sure everyone in cricket follows the rules and regulate according to their respective board and (ICC) International cricket council . They’ll check if people are doing things right, like following the game’s rules, behaving well, and not using drugs which is prohibited by the laws.

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(ECB) said Cricket Regulator is independent.

(ECB) said This Cricket Regulator is independent, meaning it works on its own and has its own power to take decision and rules for the betterment of the game and players and isn’t mixed up with the rest of the (ECB). Another group, called the cricket regulatory board, will watch over the Cricket Regulator to make sure everything is fair and right.“The launch of the Cricket Regulator seeks to bring further independence to the regulatory processes within cricket, to give greater assurance around the separation between this area and the remainder of the ECB,” the ECB stated.

The Cricket Regulator will handle different things like keeping the game safe, making sure people are honest (no cheating or bad behavior), and stopping discrimination.

The idea for the Cricket Regulator came from a report by the Independent Commission for Equity in Cricket (ICEC). The goal is to make sure cricket is fair and that everyone can trust the people who are in charge.

“It is important that the game has the best processes in place in order to enforce regulations. The ICEC Report recommended that we introduce further independence to the game’s regulatory process and the Cricket Regulator overseen by an independent Cricket Regulatory Board will do that,” said ECB Chief Executive Officer Richard Gould. “The Cricket Regulator is ring-fenced from the ECB, and that separation will ensure that their work is distinct from our work as the game’s promoter.”

Starting now, the Cricket Regulator will look into problems when they are reported and decide if there is enough evidence to do something about it. The people who will make decisions about the cases will be part of the Cricket Discipline Commission. The ECB plans to change its name to the Cricket Discipline Panel in 2024.

“The Cricket Regulator is ring-fenced from the ECB, and that separation will ensure that their work is distinct from our work as the game’s promoter.”

A person named Dave Lewis will be in charge of the Cricket Regulator for now. He used to be a police chief and has a lot of experience in different roles. His job is to get the Cricket Regulator started, and someone else will take over permanently in 2024. Dave Lewis will report to Nic Coward, who is the chair of the Cricket Regulatory Board.

The CEO of the ECB, Richard Gould, thinks it’s important to have good rules and make sure everyone follows them. The new Cricket Regulator is separate from the ECB to make sure their work is different. Dave Lewis, the person in charge for now, said the Cricket Regulator will cover many important things to keep the game fair and make sure everyone knows what’s expected of them.

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