Pakistan vs West Indies 2017: Stuart Law fined for showing dissent in 3rd Test

West Indies coach Stuart Law has been fined 25 per cent of his match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the final day s play in the third Test against Pakistan in Dominica on Sunday. Law was found to have violated Article 2.1.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to showing dissent at an umpire s decision during an international match . In addition to the fine, one demerit point has been added to Law s disciplinary record. The incident happened during the second session s play when, following Shane Dowrich s dismissal, Law visited the third umpire s room, questioned the third umpire for confirming the on-field decision, before leaving the room while making an inappropriate comment. FULL CRICKET SCORECARD: West Indies vs Pakistan 2017, 3rd Testat Dominica

After the match, Law admitted the offence and accepted the sanction proposed by Chris Broad of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees. As such, there was no need for a formal hearing. FULL CRICKET UPDATES: West Indies vs Pakistan 2017, 3rd Testat Dominica, Day 5


Pursuant to Article 7.6 of the Code, if Law reaches four or more demerit points within a 24-month period, they will be converted into suspension points and the West Indies coach will be banned.

Two suspension points equate to a ban from one Test or two ODIs or two T20Is, whatever comes first for the player or player support personnel.

All Level 1 breaches carry a minimum penalty of a warning/reprimand and/or the imposition of a fine of up to 50 per cent of the applicable match fee, and up to two demerit points.