Jonny Bairstow Reprimanded By ICC For "Audible Obscenity" During 5th T20I Against New Zealand

Updated: 11 November 2019 20:40 IST

Jonny Bairstow was reprimanded by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after using "an audible obscenity" during the fifth and final Twenty20 International against New Zealand.

Jonny Bairstow Reprimanded By ICC For "Audible Obscenity" During 5th T20I Against New Zealand
Jonny Bairstow was bestowed with the man of the match award for his whirlwind 18-ball 47. © AFP

England batsman Jonny Bairstow was on Monday reprimanded by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after using "an audible obscenity" during the fifth and final Twenty20 International against New Zealand. According to a report in 7news.com.au, Bairstow was handed one demerit point under the ICC's disciplinary code after a review of the incident, which took place during the tourists' series-clinching Super Over win at Eden Park.

Bairstow was bestowed with the man of the match award for his whirlwind 18-ball 47 where he tonked five sixes and hit two fours.

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Highlights
  • Jonny Bairstow was reprimanded by the International Cricket Council
  • He reportedly used "an audible obscenity" during the fifth T20I
  • Bairstow was handed one demerit point under the ICC's disciplinary code
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