Shaheen Afridi Fined 15% Of Match Fees For knocking down Bangladeshi Batter

ICC has fined Pacer Shaheen Afridi 15% of his match fees for breaching Level 1 of its Code of Conduct. Afridi was punished on Saturday while playing for Pakistan against Bangladesh on Saturday in Dhaka. In a statement, the ICC said that the charges against Afridi were filed by Gazi Sohel, Sohail Tanveer, Masudur Rahman, and Sharfudoulla Ibne Shahid.

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ICC found that Afridi breached Article 2.9 of its Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel. The act of throwing a cricket ball (or any other cricket equipment such as a water bottle) at or near a player, support personnel, umpire, match referee, or any third party in an inappropriate and/or dangerous manner during an International Match.

Afridi further acknowledged that he committed the offense and accepted the sanction proposed by match referee Neeyamur Rashid.

Source: Pakistan Today