Khaleel Ahmed has been given an official warning as well as demerit point after being found guilty of level 1 breach of the ICC code of conduct for Players and Player Support
Amid the fourth ODI between India and West Indies in Mumbai, a match which the men in blue won, the Indian fast bowler was involved in violation of article 2.5 of the Code which is ‘using language, action or gesture or which could incite a forceful response from a player upon his or her dismissal during an International
Ahmed, who returned with figures of 3/13, advanced aggressively towards Marlon Samuels after claiming his wicket in the 14th over. The on-field umpires were of the view that Khaleel’s activities could have incited a counter-response from the West Indies
On-field umpires Ian Gould and Anil Chaudhary, third umpire Paul Wilson, and also fourth umpire Chettithody Shamshuddin pressed the charges against
Ahmed admitted tohis mistake post the match and agreed to the sanction proposed by Chris Broad of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match
Breaking of Level 1 code conveys punishments like official reprimand, 50 percent of a player’s match fees, and a couple of demerits
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Rohit Sharma (162) and Ambati Rayudu (100) struck contentious century to guard India to an impressive 377 for five after the host country selected to bat.