Sabbir fined for racial remark

Sports Correspondent

18 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Sabbir fined for racial remark

Legends of Rupganj cricketer Sabbir Rahman and Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club manager Sultan Mahmud were fined Tk 50,000 each on Thursday for a recent incident in the ongoing Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 League.

Sheikh Jamal earlier on Wednesday lodged an official complaint to CCDM against Sabbir for his racial remark towards their player Elias Sunny.

Sabbir was accused of throwing bricks towards Elias from outside the field without any reason and used slang and racial language towards the same player during their match against Old DOHS at the BKSP-3 on the same day.

The technical committee of CCDM held a virtual hearing with the involved players, club official and match officials on the same day and decided to fine Sabbir and Sultan and also issued a warning to Elias, Bangladesh Cricket Board informed through a press release on Thursday.