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Cricket Australia confirms suspension of Marcus Harris for one match

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Australia on Tuesday confirmed that Victoria player Marcus Harris has been suspended for one match.


The suspension came after Harris accepted a charge for abuse of equipment during his side’s Marsh Sheffield Shield match against Tasmania on March 5.Harris was found guilty of a level 1 offence under the Australia Code of Conduct and he accepted a penalty of one suspension point and 50 per cent of his match fee.


The offence was Harris’ second in an 18-month period. As a result of this sanction, Harris will miss Victoria’s Marsh One-Day Cup match against Tasmania on March 10 due to suspension.


Victoria is currently at the fourth spot in Sheffield Shield standings with 17 points from five matches.


The side has won just won match while the other four have ended as a draw.


Victoria will next take on Queensland in the Sheffield Shield, beginning March 15 at Brisbane.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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