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Bangladesh's Shakib reprimanded for breaching ICC code of conduct

March 04, 2016 10:37 IST

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has received an official reprimand for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during his side's five-wicket win against Pakistan in their Asia Cup clash in Mirpur on Wednesday.

Shakib Al-HasanThe player was found to have breached Article 2.1.8 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to "abuse of cricket equipment or clothing, ground equipment or fixtures and fittings during an International Match," ESPNcricinfo reported.

The incident took place in the 18th over of the Bangladesh's innings when Shakib hit the stumps with his bat after being bowled out of the chase off Mohammad Amir.

He, however, immediately apologised to the on-field umpires.

Following the match, the 28-year old admitted to the offence and accepted the sanction imposed by match referee Jeff Crowe of the Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees.

The charge was leveled by on-field umpires Anil Chaudhary and Ruchira Palliyaguruge, third umpire Enamul Haque and fourth official Shozab Raza.

Level 1 breach carry a minimum penalty of an official reprimand and a maximum penalty of 50 per cent of a player's match fee.

Image: Shakib Al-Hasan

Photograph: Getty Images

Source: ANI