League upholds original decision to take 20 points off Torquay for fixture cancellation

Torquay Cricket Club - Decision of the Arbitration Panel 

At the request of Torquay Cricket Club, an Arbitration Panel was established, by the League, to review an appeal made by the club.  The appeal was brought to review the original decision made with regard to Playing Regulation 18 (d) to withdraw points across all Torquay teams, for matches played on Saturday, July 1.  This was week nine of the Devon Cricket League.

The Arbitration Panel, established in line with Article 7 of the Devon Cricket League Administration, reviewed the case submitted by Torquay Cricket Club, including their letter of appeal, dated 21st July.

In the view of the Panel no new evidence was brought in this case, by Torquay Cricket Club, and the original decision made by the League is upheld.

Edward Leverton – Secretary

Tolchards Devon Cricket League