"It was an act that defamed the sport," said the sports judge who handed down the ruling.
Under the format, the second-ranked singles players from each country face each other first, then the top-ranked men ahead of a potentially decisive doubles.
"The way they bowled and placed their field, I had to be patient," said Smith. "It's not the kind of wicket you could go after them. I think we did pretty well today.Set a daunting 476-run target to win, Sri Lanka lost skipper Dimuth Karunaratne for 16, Kusal Mendis for a duck and Angelo Matthews for 19 as Pakistan's pace attack spat fire on a lifeless National stadium pitch.
A couple of weeks after the awards banquet, Egypt will host another eagerly anticipated event, the draw in Cairo for the group stage of World Cup qualifying.
An eagle-eyed photographer spotted that Barker is listed as Australian and not British on the list of champions whose names are engraved on the Suzanne Lenglen trophy presented each June to the French Open women's champion.
As a result he won't be back at Melbourne Park, the scene of an emotional news conference this year where he suggested he might retire as a result of his hip injury.
Most of the 10 teams are based in Britain, and the country's race at Silverstone is the best attended of any on the calendar, but F1's audience is mainly on pay TV.
Terence Davis' putback gave the Raptors an 89-79 lead heading into the fourth, and Ibaka's layup with 10:11 remaining lengthened the lead to double digits for good. Toronto led by as many as 17 over the final 12 minutes.
The Player of the Year, and the winners of seven other male and female categories, will be announced at a ceremony in Egyptian Red Sea resort Hurghada.
Arguably the greatest performer of all this year, the US gymnast won five golds at the world championships in October to set a new record of 25 overall medals, 19 of which are gold. As well as being the most decorated gymanst at the world championships, Biles also has two signature moves named after her, the latest of which the Biles II was debuted at the October event. She will expect to star in Tokyo next summer just as she did in Rio in 2016.
Trouble lies ahead after a change from a January-February to June-July tournament this year to avoid tug of wars between clubs and countries over the services of Europe-based stars.
And it appeared to pay dividends in a sizzling opening over from Trent Boult, back after missing two Tests with a rib injury.
As well as the players, some big-name former stars are captaining their countries, including Boris Becker (Germany), Marat Safin (Russia), Tim Henman (Britain), Lleyton Hewitt (Australia), and Thomas Muster (Austria).