ICC reviewing du Plessis footage for possible code breach

Faf du Plessis will find out by Sunday if he will face a charge for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct after South Africa's stand-in captain was shown on camera shining the ball with what appeared to be a sweet in his mouth.

Du Plessis pleaded guilty to the charge and match referee David Boon said he was satisfied that du Plessis' actions were "not part of a deliberate and/or prolonged attempt to unfairly manipulate the condition of the ball".

ICC CEO David Richardson is expected to take a call over the incident, which took place during the recent Hobart Test.

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