Bollinger reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

Updated: 07 December 2009 16:25 IST

Australia pacer Doug Bollinger has been reprimanded for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the fourth day's play in the second Test against WI.

Dubai:

Australia pacer Doug Bollinger has been reprimanded for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the fourth day's play in the second Test against West Indies in Adelaide on Monday.

The 28-year-old pacer was charged with a Level 1 offence, contrary to Section 2.1.3 of the code, which relates to "showing dissent at an umpire's decision."

The charge was laid by on-field umpires Asad Rauf and Ian Gould as well as third umpire Bruce Oxenford.

The offence relates to an incident that took place in the 52nd over of the West Indies' second innings when the umpire turned down Bollinger's appeal for lbw against Brendan Nash.

The player pleaded guilty at an early stage and under the provisions of the new code, the matter was determined by Chris Broad of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees without a full hearing.

Sanctions included in Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct can range from an official reprimand up to 50 per cent of his or her match fee.

Topics : Cricket Sreesanth
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