Media Release : Sumon Khan fined for Code of Conduct breach

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Fortune Barishal pace bowler Sumon Khan has been fined 25 percent of his match fees for breach of the BCB Code of Conduct in the Bangabandhu T20 Cup 2020 Eliminator match against Beximco Dhaka on 14 December 2020 at the SBNCS, Dhaka.

The player was found guilty of showing dissent at the umpire’s decision twice during the match which constitutes to a Level 1 (2.8) offense. The incident happened when the umpire called two wides off Sumon’s bowling in in the 16th over.  

Level 1 breaches carry a minimum penalty of an official warning and a maximum penalty of a fine of 50 percent of a player’s match fees and one or two demerit points. Sumon accepted the sanction and as such no official hearing was required.

The charge was brought forward by on-field umpires Gazi Sohel and Mahfuzur Rahman, 3rd Umpire  Masudul Rahman Mukul and 4th Umpire Muzahiduzzaman Swapon and the penalty was imposed by Match Referee ASM Roquibul Hassan.