Rangpur Riders’ Mohammad Shahzad and Liam Dawson and Rajshahi Kings’ Shabbir Rahman have been found guilty of breaching the BCB Code of Conduct during their BPL 2016 match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur on Monday (28 November 2016).
Shahzad was found to have violated Article 2.1.1 of the BCB Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game”. The player was fined 30 percent of his match fees and he is now banned from Rangpur Riders’ next two (matches of BPL 2016.
Dawson, Rangpur Riders’ stand-in captain for the match, was fined 30 percent of his match fees for showing dissent at an umpiring decision.
Shabbir Rahman of Rajshahi Kings was fined 15 percent of his match fees for the conduct which was contrary to the spirit of the game.
The three players admitted their respective offences and accepted the sanctions proposed by Match Referee Neeyamur Rashid Rahul and, as such, there was no need for a formal hearing.
The charges were pressed by on-field umpires Gazi Sohel and Rashed Riaz Waqar, third umpire Tanvir Ahmed and fourth umpire Mahfuzur Rahman Litu.