Essex County Cricket Club have revealed that Billy Godleman, Tom Westley and Grant Flower have all been severely reprimanded and fined following breaches of club discipline.
“Tom and Billy were involved in separate incidents where damage was caused to property at Coggeshall Cricket Club after they had been given out during a Second XI match last week," club chairman David East said.
"Grant Flower deliberately struck his stumps having being given run out in the Friends Provident t20 match at Hove versus Sussex Sharks last week.
"The club takes these incidents extremely seriously and all the players have been severely reprimanded and fined. In addition they have been warned regarding their future conduct and reminded of their responsibilities as ambassadors for Essex Cricket wherever they are playing."