Stuart Broad punished for violating the ICC code of conduct

Stuart Broad punished for violating the ICC code of conduct

England pacemaker Stuart Broad punished for violating the ICC code of conduct in the first test against Pakistan he has been fined 15% of his match fee and awarded a demerit point by the International Cricket Council. Broad was found guilty of violating article 2.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players.

Stuart Broad’s six wickets in Test 1 at Old Trafford against Pakistan were integral to England taking a 1-0 series lead, but have come at a cost as the pacemaker has been punished for violating the code of conduct. of the ICC.

Broad, who finished with match figures of 6/91 in the first Test, violated Article 2.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “using language, actions or gestures that disparage or that could provoke an aggressive reaction from a batsman to his expulsion during an International Match ”.

As a result, the 34-year-old pacemaker, for his actions, has been fined 15% of his match fee and has been awarded a demerit point by the ICC. The demerit point means that Broad’s accumulated demerit points have now risen to three.

The incident, as disclosed by the ICC, is said to have occurred in the 46th part of Pakistan’s second inlet, where Broad apparently used inappropriate language after firing Yasir Shah, who had frustrated England on the morning of Day 4. by hitting multiple borders.

An ICC statement stated that there was no need for a formal hearing, as Broad “admitted the offense and accepted the sanction proposed by Chris Broad of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees and ratified by the Emirates Operations department.

ICC cricket according to the COVID-19 provisional rules of the game ”. The charges at the pacemaker were leveled by on-field officials Richard Kettleborough and Richard Illingworth, third official Michael Gough and fourth official Steve O’Shaughnessy.

Broad, who surpassed the 500-wicket mark in Test 3 against the Windies last month, is now preparing for the second of three Tests against Pakistan, to be played at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton starting Thursday, September 13. August.