Thursday, December 13, 2018 | ePaper

Abu Hider fined for using inappropriate language

  • Print




Pacer Abu Hider has been fined 20 per cent of his match fee for using inappropriate language during his side's second T20I against the West Indies at Lauderhill on Sunday, said an ICC press release.
Abu Hider was found to have breached Article 2.1.4 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to "using language or a gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting during an International Match".
In addition to the fine, one demerit point has been added to the 22-year-old's disciplinary record.
The incident happened in the 14th over of the Windies' run-chase when Abu Hider ignored an earlier warning by the on-field umpires by again using inappropriate language after Rovman Powell had hit him for a six.
After the end of the match, Abu Hider admitted the offence and accepted the sanction proposed by Chris Broad of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees and, as such, there was no need for a formal hearing.
The charge was levelled by on-field umpires Leslie Reifer and Joel Wilson, third umpire Gregory Brathwaite, as well as fourth umpire Nigel Duguid.
Level 1 breaches carry a minimum penalty of an official reprimand, a maximum penalty of 50 per cent of a player's match fee, and one or two demerit points.

More News For this Category

Mashrafe regrets not getting another 20-25 runs after loss

Mashrafe regrets not getting another 20-25 runs after loss

UNB, Dhaka :Bangladesh lost the second ODI of the three-match series on Tuesday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium to the Windies by four wickets. The hosts' captain Mashrafe Bin

I knew that someone had to bat deep: Hope

I knew that someone had to bat deep: Hope

Agency :Windies' man of the moment Shai Hope, who single-handedly took the Caribbeans over the line believes the key to success was to bat as deep as possible.When wickets

 Justin Langer identifies partnerships and patience as key to success

Justin Langer identifies partnerships and patience as key to success

Agency :Australia head coach Justin Langer has resorted back to the wise words of former great Allan Border to help his batsmen find some good form in the ongoing

Kohli engineered Kumble's exit, leaked email suggests

Kohli engineered Kumble's exit, leaked email suggests

Agency :The acrimonious exit of India's cricket coach last year was given a fresh twist Wednesday as a leaked email suggested captain Virat Kohli had "frequently" worked behind the

Opener Tamim Iqbal (left) of Bangladesh plays a shot during the second One Day International match between Bangladesh and West Indies at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the city's Mirpur on Tuesday.

Opener Tamim Iqbal (left) of Bangladesh plays a shot during the second One Day International match between Bangladesh and West Indies at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the city's Mirpur on Tuesday.

Mashrafe creates record by leading Bangladesh in maximum ODIs

Mashrafe creates record by leading Bangladesh in maximum ODIs

Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, the Bangladesh ODI captain, has created a new history playing the second encounter of three-match series against West Indies by equaling the record of Habibul Bashar to

Australia look for quick fix ahead of second India Test

AFP, Adelaide :Australia skipper Tim Paine admitted there was little time to regroup after the first Test defeat to India, but said he had no doubt under-fire fast bowling spearhead

Pandya returns to competitive cricket

Pandya returns to competitive cricket

Indian fast-bowling all-rounder Hardik Pandya is all set to make a comeback from the injury as he is been included in the Ranji Trophy squad of Baroda.India are currently playing

India end 10-year win drought in Australia first Test nail-biter

India end 10-year win drought in Australia first Test nail-biter

AFP, Adelaid :India won their first Test on Australian soil in a decade Monday, bowling out the home side in a nail- biting finale to clinch the opening match of

Injured Indian batting phenomenon Shaw resumes running

AFP, Adelaide :Young Indian batting phenomenon Prithvi Shaw resumed running Monday in his battle to be fit for the second Test against Australia after a nasty ligament injury sidelined him