The 27-year-old all-rounder from Birmingham wore the wrist bands while at the crease today – allegedly against International Cricket Council (ICC) rules.
The ICC last night confirmed they were investigating the incident.
The body’s code reads: “Players and team officials shall not be permitted to wear, display or otherwise convey messages through arm bands or other items affixed to clothing or equipment unless approved in advance by the player or team official’s Board.
“Approval shall not be granted for messages which relate to political, religious or racial activities or causes”…
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So this player of Pakistani descent has given up on “Free Kashmir”? I doubt it, but right now it is not a “trending cause.”