30.1 The Incident Panel shall have the power to inquire into all disputes, differences or complaints arising out of or in conjunction with any match.
30.2 The Incident Panel can call upon disputing teams to appear at a hearing and can call such witnesses and other evidence as is deemed necessary by the committee. Should the team or player fail or refuse to appear before the Incident Panel, the committee shall have the discretion to suspend that player or impose a fine on the team of $100.
30.3 Any team refusing or neglecting to abide by the decision of the Incident Panel shall be excluded from competing in such matches for such time, or shall pay a fine determined by the Incident Panel, and if in default of such payments, the team or group of players shall not be allowed to continue in the tournament and may be excluded from future Infinity Cricket events.
30.4 There may be certain situations or circumstances where a captain of a team may believe they have a justification in opposing the on-field umpire's decision or ruling. In this case, the captain will have to fill out a 'Match Incident Report' and agree to the 'Infinity Cricket Dispute Resolution Policy'. Any and evidence from team members should be included in the match incident report. The on-field umpire's ruling will stand and be final unless the Incident Panel believes that the case warrants a tribunal.
30.5 The Incident Panel shall have the power to investigate a game or the actions of the captains of the teams or any players involved in a match if it suspects that the competing teams has colluded or acted in a manner to contrive the result of a match.
30.6 If the Incident Panel decides to carry out an investigation it will conduct such inquiries as it sees fit and invite submissions about the match or the conduct of either captain or any player and will give any person the opportunity to be heard.
30.7 If the Incident Panel finds that the clubs, captains or players have colluded or acted in a manner to contrive the outcome of a match, the investigation committee, in its absolute discretion, impose any of these penalties including but not limited to:
- a) Fining a team, captain or player
- b) Suspending a captain or player from playing in any match/matches
- c) Disallowing any points earned by the team in respect of the match
- d) Terminating a team, captain or player from playing in the Infinity T20 Cricket Tournament