Shadab Khan fined for breaching ICC code during second T20I against Windies:
breaching ICC code: Shadab Khan was fined 20 per cent of his match fee and awarded one demerit point after being found guilty of a degree 1 violation of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Service Personnel throughout Monday’s Twenty20 International against the West Indies at Karachi.
The Pakistan wrist spinner was discovered to have violated article 2.1.7 of this code, which relates to “with speech, gestures or actions that disparage or that may provoke an aggressive response from a batsman upon his/her dismissal through an global game”.
Along with the fine because of his violation, 1 demerit point was inserted to Shadab’s disciplinary record.
On Monday, at the ninth over of the Windies’ innings, Shadab after disregarding Chadwick Walton pointed his finger in the departing batsman and made an improper remark.
Following the game, Shadab admitted the offence and approved that the sanction proposed by David Boon of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees and, consequently, there wasn’t any demand for a formal hearing.
Level 1 breaches carry a minimum penalty of a formal reprimand, a maximum penalty of 50 percent of a player’s match fee, plus one or 2 demerit points.