Getting demoted from FM status is effectively a ban/suspension.secretzimbo wrote: ↑Thu Jan 12, 2023 7:30 pmYou don’t have to ban them or suspend them.
Just send them back to associate membership. The criteria for associate membership stipulates exemptions for women’s cricket are allowed.
If they have FM voting rights and an FM funding allocation then they will have to comply with FM rules.
It’s one or the other, it’s their choice.
At end of the day, I suspect the ICC will remain non-commital and the white countries will boycott Afghanistan who will really only play against the Asian sides and occaisionally against Zimbabwe and maybe Ireland apart from ICC events. They may have walk-outs in ICC events if an England or Australia have enough points to qualify without needing to beat Afghanistan.