Tuesday 20 March 2018

Cricket: O'Brien hit with ban

CRICKET: Ireland wicketkeeper Niall O'Brien has been suspended from county side Northants for an undisclosed disciplinary breach.

The 28-year-old was stripped of the vice-captaincy and has been banned from playing. He was not selected for his team's recent loss to Derbyshire.

Chief executive Mark Tagg said: "He's been suspended from his vice-captaincy for an internal disciplinary matter which is ongoing."

Irish Independent

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