NZ Cricket Tightens Security Around Domestic T20s

In a bid to curb corruption in cricket, security in domestic T20 matches will be increased while public access to player areas will be strictly controlled.

updated: October 26, 2014 09:18 IST
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Representational image: New Zealand cricket board plans to put in strict measures to tackle corruption in the sport.


Cricket New Zealand says it will increase security around domestic Twenty20 matches in a bid to tackle corruption.

Head of cricket operations Lindsay Crocker was quoted by Fairfax Media on Sunday saying extra security would be provided around player areas at T20s to control public access.

Crocker said "players will be concealed behind a protected area. They won't be able to take their phones in and anybody going into that area will need to be accredited, and again they will need to leave their phones."

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