IPL 2012: CSK spinner Ashwin fined five percent of match fee

R Ashwin was charged with a Level 1 offence of showing dissent at an umpire’s decision AFP

Chennai: Apr 29, 2012

Chennai Super Kings spinner Ravichandran Ashwin Sunday was fined five percent of his match fee for violating the Indian Premier League (IPL) code of conduct during the clash with Kings XI on Saturday.

Ashwin was charged with a Level 1 offence of showing dissent at an umpire’s decision (Article 2.1.3) in the match at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium. Ashwin admitted the offence and accepted the sanction.

In accordance with the IPL Code of Conduct and being a Level 1 breach, the Match Referee’s decision is final and binding.