Bumrah Reprimanded For Violating ICC Code of Conduct
India fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah was given an official reprimand for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the first match of the ICC World Test Championship series against England in Hyderabad on Sunday
ISLAMABAD, (APP – UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 29th Jan, 2024) Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has been given an official reprimand for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the first match of the ICC World Test Championship. series against England in Hyderabad on Sunday.
Bumrah was found to have violated Article 2.12 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “improper physical contact with a Player, Player Support Personnel, Umpire, Match Referee or any other person (including a spectator during an International Match.”
In addition to this, a demerit point was added to Bumrah’s disciplinary record, with this being the first offense in 24 months press release.
The incident occurred in the 81st over of England’s second innings, when Bumrah, after completing his follow-throughy stepped into the path of Ollie Pope as the batter ran, leading to inappropriate physical contact.
Bumrah admitted the offense and accepted the punishment proposed by Richie Richardson of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of
Match Referees, so there is no need for a formal hearing.
On-field umpires Paul Reiffel and Chris Gaffaney, third umpire Marais Erasmus and fourth umpire Rohan Pandit filed the case.
Level 1 violations carry a minimum penalty of an official reprimand, a maximum penalty of 50 percent of a player’s game fee, and one or two demerit points.