Players are responsible for ensuring that all play and practice is conducted within the spirit of the game as well as the laws.
Players shall not engage at any time in disorderly or improper conduct which could bring them or the game into disrepute.
Disorderly or improper conduct or behaviour includes, but is not restricted to;
- Intimidating, assaulting or abusing or attempting to intimidate, assault or abuse either orally or physically an umpire, player, coach, official or spectator.
- Not accepting an umpires decision
- Disputing (as distinct from questioning), showing dissent or acting in a provocative manner towards an umpire
- Using crude or abusive language (known as sledging) or making offensive gestures