ICC Board has unanimously decided they had to fulfill their obligation to provide a process for free and democratic elections and ensure that no government interference in its administration of cricket.
ICC had a full council board meeting in London and suspended Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect in breach of “Article 2.4 (c) and (d) of the ICC Constitution which imposes an obligation on Members to provide a process for free and democratic elections and to ensure that there is no government interference in its governance and/or administration for cricket respectively.”
“We do not take the decision to suspend a Member lightly, but we must keep our sport free from political interference. What has happened in Zimbabwe is a serious breach of the ICC Constitution and we cannot allow it to continue unchecked,” ICC chairman Shashank Manohar.
And also ICC has confirmed that all the ICC funding for the Zimbabwe Cricket will be stopped and representative teams from Zimbabwe will not a part of any ICC events in the future.