Tamim Iqbal apologizes for his mistake (Tamim Iqbal Twitter)
The case pertains to the third ODI match of the World Cup Super League series against Sri Lanka played in Dhaka. Tamim Iqbal was found guilty of Article 2.3 of the Code of Conduct.
Dubai. Bangladesh captain Tamim Iqbal has been fined by the ICC. In fact, during the third ODI match of the World Cup Super League series played in Dhaka against Sri Lanka, he crossed his limit after being dismissed. After which he has been fined 15 percent of the match fee. The ICC issued a statement saying that Tamim was found guilty of Article 2.3 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Associate Members.
It mentions the use of abusive language during international matches. With this fine, one demerit point has been added to Tamim’s discipline record. When a player achieves four or more demerit points within 24 months, he faces suspension.
used inappropriate language
The incident happened in the 10th over of Bangladesh’s innings on Friday, when Tamim used inappropriate language after an unsuccessful review of his catch behind the wicket. Bangladesh had early setbacks in the form of Mohammed Naeem and Shakib Al Hasan. After which Captain Tamim and Mustafizur Rahim shared a 19-run partnership that Tamim tried to play a cover drive off Dushmantha Chamira’s ball, but the ball went into the wicketkeeper’s gloves. The umpire gave Tamim out, he decided to take a review. Where it was clearly visible in the replays that the ball was hit by Tamim’s bat.Read also:
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Tamim apologizes for the mistake
The third umpire also gave him out. After this the Bangladeshi captain lost his cool and was heard using abusive words. Tamim has apologized for his mistake and hence no formal action is required against him. On-field umpires Sharfuddaula ibn Shahid and Tanveer Ahmed, television umpire Ghazi Sohail and fourth official Masudur Rahman leveled charges against Tamim. Such violations falling under level one include the minimum penalty official reprimand, while the maximum penalty is a fine of 50 percent of the match fee and one or two demerit points. (with language input)