Bangladesh skipper Tamim Iqbal has been fined 15 per cent of his match charge for breaching Stage 1 of the Worldwide Cricket Council’s (ICC) Code of Conduct through the third ODI in opposition to Sri Lanka in Dhaka on Friday.
Sri Lanka received the ultimate ODI by 97 runs however Bangladesh clinched the sequence 2-1.
Iqbal was discovered to have breached Article 2.three of the ICC Code of Conduct for Gamers and Participant Assist Personnel, which pertains to “use of an audible obscenity throughout an Worldwide Match”.
As well as, one demerit level has been added to the disciplinary file of Iqbal, for whom it was the primary offence in 24 months.
The incident occurred within the 10th over of Bangladesh’s innings, when Iqbal used inappropriate language after an unsuccessful overview of his caught-behind dismissal.
The ICC stated in an announcement that, “Tamim admitted the offence and accepted the sanction proposed by ICC match referee Neeyamur Rashid and there was no want for a proper listening to. On-field umpires Sharfuddoula Ibne Shahid and Tanvir Ahmed, third umpire Gazi Sohel and fourth official Masudur Rahman levelled the cost.”
Stage 1 breaches carry a minimal penalty of an official reprimand, a most penalty of 50 per cent of a participant’s match charge, and one or two demerit factors.