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ICC clears Liam Plunkett of ball tampering

IANS  |  Dubai 

England pacer has been cleared of any wrongdoing by the International Council (ICC) following allegations that he might have tampered the ball during the second ODI against played at

In the video that did the rounds on social media, Plunkett appeared to be scratching the ball at The Rose Bowl on Saturday.

However, on Sunday, came out with a statement saying: "has confirmed that the match officials are comfortable there was no attempt by to change the condition of the ball or any evidence of this on the over-by-over examinations of the ball throughout Saturday's ODI clash in "

It is understood that Plunkett himself had raised the issue with officials after becoming aware of the allegations.

England defeated by 12 runs at to go 1-0 up in the five-match series after series opener at The Oval was washed out on May 8.

The two teams will next face each other in on Tuesday.

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 11:06 IST
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