By Bhawna Rawat, Updated : Aug 12, 2020 19:55 IST
England Vs Pakistan 1st Test Match: Stuart Broad fined 15% of match fee for breaching ICC Code of Conduct by his father!

England’s fast bowler Stuart Broad has been fined 15% of his match fee for breaching level 1 ICC code of conduct and given a demerit point by his dad, match referee in the 1st test match against Pakistan in Old Trafford Manchester.  

The incident took place in the 46th over of Pakistan’s second innings, when Broad used inappropriate language after dismissing spinner Yasir Shah. Broad is guilty of breaching article 2.5 of the ICC code of conduct, for players & players personnel. Which is using inappropriate language, gesture & actions which could provoke an aggressive reaction from the batsman upon their dismissal during an international match.   

"Off the christmas present list: Stuart Broad's priceless tweet after father fines him! Broad was fined by his father match referee Chris Broad, for an on-field infraction during the first test match with Pakistan!

Broad has also been given one demerit point. It is his third demerit point int span of 24 month, which leads to his 3-demerit points! Broad has also accepted the sanction proposed. Breaching of level 1 ICC Code of Conduct carry a minimum penalty of an official reprimand, a maximum penalty of 50% of a player’s match fee & one or two demerit points.  

England Vs Pakistan 2nd test match will be played from 13-19 August in Rose Bowl Southampton.  

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