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ICC asks Pakistan players to stop wearing smart watches during England Test

LONDON: Pakistan will give up wearing 'smart watches' after being told to ditch them by the International Cricket Council as an anti-corruption measure during the opening day's play of the first Test against England at Lord's on Thursday. Although there is no suggestion of impropriety, that Pakistan's Asad Shafiq and Babar Azam were seen wearing what appeared to be 'smart watches' concerned the ICC. Cricket's global governing body has now instructed Pakistan against wearing the watches in a bid to avoid any indication…

We will not wear smartwatches says Hasan after ICC warning

The anti-corruption unit of the International Cricket Council (ICC) warned two Pakistan players not to wear smart watches which can help in communication through WhatsApp during the Lord’s Test on Thursday. These watches are strictly prohibited by the ICC’s playing regulations and needed to be disabled so that they are not helpful in communication. The Cricinfo website quoted an ICC spokesman saying, “Apple watches in any way connected to a phone/WiFi or in any way capable of receiving communications such as messages,…