Acceptable in the noughties – part 2

Are standards of behaviour in the club game slipping? The League I play in certainly think so. For the 2009 season, they have introduced a football-style disciplinary system, with “yellow card” cautions and “red card” 8-day automatic suspensions and points deductions for more serious offences. This in addition to the regular disciplinary process. After 5 […]

Acceptable in the noughties – sledging good, smoking bad?

How attitudes have changed. Two incidents from a game last weekend – one sledge, one health related. The sledge was actually quite tame, by the standards of what often passes between teams these days, but it certainly wasn’t respectful of the opposition – the sort of thing that you might share with a batting partner, […]