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Sri Lanka vs Australia: Thisara Perera, Mitchell Starc reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

By CricketCountry Staff | Published:Thu, August 25, 2016 6:24pm

Sri Lanka won the second One-Day International (ODI) match by 82 runs to level five-ODI series against Australia.

Sri Lanka’s Thisara Perera has been fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct as he used some language and gestures mocking the Australia batsman David Warner. Meanwhile, Mitchell Starc was reprimanded in a different incident for throwing the ball towards batsman during second One-Day International (ODI) match in Colombo on Wednesday. Sri Lanka won the second ODI by margin of 82 runs to level the ODI series against Australia. Both the players admitted the offences and accepted the sanctions proposed by Javagal Srinath of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees. As such, there was no need for formal hearings. FULL CRICKET SCORECARD: Sri Lanka vs Australia 2016, 2nd ODI at Colombo

Thisara’s breach falls under 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” while Starc’s breach falls under Article 2.1.1, which deals with “conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game”. ALSO READ: Glenn Maxwell gets call up for T20I series against Sri Lanka

The charges were leg by on-field umpires Michael Gough and Raveendra Wimalasiri along with third umpire Aleem Dar and fourth umpire Ranmore Martinesz.  Thisara’a incident happened during Australia’s run-chase when fast bowler dismissed opening batsman David Warner and used actions that provoked reactions from the Warner. As for Starc, that incident happened during the Sri Lanka innings when the left-arm fast bowler threw the ball in the direction of Dinesh Chandimal who was inside the crease at the striker’s end and not attempting a run.  All Level 1 breaches carry a minimum penalty of a reprimand up to a fine equivalent to 50 per cent of a player’s match fee.

Published:Thu, August 25, 2016 6:24pm

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