Erling Haaland has escaped a ban following his furious tirade and social media post at referee Simon Hooper but Manchester City have been charged for how their players, including Haaland, surrounded the match official.
Losing six games in the World Cup was bad enough. Now, England’s one-day international side have added an unwanted encore: defeat to a side who did not even qualify. West Indies, vanquished by Zimbabwe, Netherlands and Scotland in the World Cup qualifiers five months ago, added to the turmoil facing England by chasing down 326 at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.
English official Tom Foley made a series of big calls in the title match between New Zealand and South Africa in October in Paris, including recommending a red card for All Blacks captain Sam Cane in the first half. The Springboks won 12-11. Since the World Cup final, the referee of the match — Wayne Barnes of England — has announced his expected retirement while expressing concerns about abuse he and his family received on social media for years.