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BCB: Mushfiqur Rahim fined for Code of Conduct breach

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Photo Credit: Bangladesh Cricket Board

Beximco Dhaka Captain Mushfiqur Rahim has been fined 25 percent of his match fees for breach of the BCB Code of Conduct in the Bangabandhu T20 Cup 2020 Eliminator match against Fortune Barishal on 14 December 2020 at the SBNCS, Dhaka.

Mushfiqur was found guilty of showing insulting gesture towards a teammate (Nasum Ahmed) during the match which constitutes to a Level 1 (2.6) Offense.  In addition to the sanction imposed, one (01) demerit point has been added to the player’s disciplinary record. Pursuant to Article 7.5 of the Code, if Mushfiqur reaches four (04) or more demerit points in the tournament, the points will then be converted into match suspension and he will be banned. Four demerit points equate to a ban from one (01) match.

Level 1 breaches carry a minimum penalty of an official warning and a maximum penalty of a fine of 50 percent of a player’s match fees and one or two demerit points. Mushfiqur accepted the sanction and as such no official hearing was required.

The breach was reported by on-field umpires Gazi Sohel and Mahfuzur Rahman, 3rd Umpire  Masudul Rahman Mukul and 4th Umpire Muzahiduzzaman Swapon and the penalty was imposed by Match Referee ASM Roquibul Hassan.

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