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Shoriful reprimanded for breaching Code of Conduct

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 8 August, 2021 12:00 AM
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Bangladesh left-arm paced Shoriful Islam received an official reprimand for breaching Level 1 Code of Conduct during the third T20I against Australia in Dhaka, International Cricket Council informed on Saturday.

The incident took place in the 18th over of Australia’s innings as Shoriful celebrated excessively in close proximity to Mitchell Marsh after dismissing the batsman.

The 20-year old also received one demerit point to his disciplinary record and it was his first offence in a 24-month period.

Shoriful admitted the offence and accepted the sanction proposed by match referee Neeyamur Rashid and no formal hearing was needed for it.

On-field umpires Sharfuddoula Saikat and Gazi Sohel, third umpire Masudur Rahman and fourth official Tanvir Ahmed earlier levelled the charge on Shoriful.