Comilla Victorians’ Pakistani recruit Hasan Ali and Dhaka Dynamites captain Shakib al Hasan have been penalised for breaching Level 1 and Level 2 respectively of the BCB’s Code of Conduct during their BPL 2017 match at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka Monday.
Hasan was fined 25% of his match fee after he was found to have breached Article 2.1.7 of the 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 dismissal during a match”.
He was charged by on-field umpires Ranmore Martinesz and Masudur Rahman Mukul, third umpire Anisur Rahman and fourth umpire Imran Parvez Ripon for pointing towards the dressing room after dismissing Dhaka batsman Mosaddek Hossain.
Shakib meanwhile, was fined 50% of his match fee for his offensive reaction to an LBW appeal being turned down by the umpire. Article 2.2.4 relates to “Using language or gesture(s) that is seriously obscene, seriously offensive or of a seriously insulting nature to another Player, Player Support Personnel, umpire, match referee or any other third person during a match’. In addition, three demerit points have been added to Shakib’s disciplinary record.
Level 2 breaches carry a minimum penalty of a fine of 30% of the match fee and a maximum penalty of a suspension of one match and three or four demerit points.