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Shahzad fined 15 per cent of his match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct

Shahzad was charged with breaching Article 2.1.7 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel

Shahzad fined 15 per cent of his match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct - Cricket News
Mohammad Shahzad approached the batsman and celebrated his dismissal excessively during the first T20I against Zimbabwe.
Afghanistan wicketkeeper/batsman Mohammad Shahzad has been warned and fined 15 per cent of his match fee for breaching the ICC Conduct of Conduct during his side’s first Twenty20 International against Zimbabwe at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Friday.
 
Shahzad was charged with breaching Article 2.1.7 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “using language, actions or gestures which disparage or which could provoke an aggressive reaction from a batsman upon his/her dismissal during an International Match”

The incident happened in the 12th over of Zimbabwe’s innings when Shahzad approached the batsman and celebrated his dismissal excessively. 

Shahzad admitted the offence and accepted the sanction proposed by match referee David Jukes. As such, there was no need for a formal hearing. 

The charges were laid by on-field umpires Anil Chaudhary and Vineet Kulkarni and third umpire Chettithody Shamshuddin.  
All first time Level 1 breaches carry a minimum penalty of an official reprimand and a maximum penalty of 50 per cent of a player’s match fee.

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