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Up to date: August 2, 2020 8:01:22 pm

Danny Lamb walks off after being hit by a throw by bowler Dieter Klein in a County Championship match on Sunday (Screenshot)
In a novel incident, Lancashire had been awarded 5 penalty runs after Leicestershire bowler Dieter Klein hit the batsman with a throw in a County Championship match in England on Sunday.
The runs had been awarded by the on-field umpires following Legislation 42, which was introduced in throughout 2017 to cope with poor participant conduct. The precise clause damaged was 42.3.1, which considerations “throwing the ball at a player… in an inappropriate or dangerous manner”. That is deemed a Degree 2 offence, leading to a five-run penalty.

A five-run penalty is handed to Leicestershire for this incident with Dieter Klein
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The primary spherical of matches within the County Championship kicked off on Saturday. Lancashire, after successful the toss and opting to bat, ended Day 1 on 265/6, however drama unfolded on the morning of Day 2.
Lancashire’s Danny Lamb drove a full ball straight again at bowler Dieter Klein, who picked the ball and threw it again on the batsman. Upon affect, Lamb dropped his bat and hopped in direction of sq. leg.
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The fielding staff and the umpires had been seen strolling in direction of Lamb to test on him. The umpires convened after this and determined to slap the bowling staff, Leicestershire, with a five-run penalty, as a result of Klein’s motion.
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