Andre Russell Coloured Bat Issues A Modern Cricket Problem

Andre Russell has been cleared to use his controversial black and pink cricket bat in Australia’s Big Bash. He was originally banned from using the bat after leaving black marks on the cricket ball during a Sydney Thunder versus Sydney Sixers match in December.  Anthony Everard of the Big Bash explained that ‘a clear laminate cover has been applied to the bat’ in order to clear it for use in the rest of the tournament. The ruling from Cricket Australia states that players can use a coloured cricket bat in…

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