Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

MOEEN GAZA BAND BANNED; ICC Order Him to Take It Off

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

MOEEN GAZA BAND BANNED; ICC Order Him to Take It Off

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Byline: Tom Collomosse Cricket Correspondent at the Rose Bowl

MOEEN ALI has been banned from wearing his "Save Gaza" and "Free Palestine" wristbands and will face punishment if he does so again in international cricket.

Moeen caused controversy yesterday when he was photographed wearing the bands to draw attention to the conflict in the Middle East, which has led to the deaths of more than 1,000 Palestinians and at least 40 Israelis.

The England and Wales Cricket Board were happy for Moeen to continue to express his views via the bands but the International Cricket Council have taken a different view. Moeen was told last night by match referee David Boon to remove the wristband and never to wear them again when playing for England.

Moeen and the rest of the England team, however, were wearing the Help for Heroes logo on their collars today as part of the commemorations to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. …

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