Friday, October 5, 2012

Umar Akmal fined for ‘offensive’ umpire snub

COLOMBO : Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal was penalised 50 proportion of his agree fee for an "offensive" spurn of the umpires' dominance during his team's 16-run veto to Sri Lanka in the Domain Twenty20 semi-finals on Weekday.

The incident took situation in the 17th over of Pakistan's innings when Umar, who was the non-striker, neglected both on-field umpires' message and went dormie to move his batting gloves.

"Honor for the umpires is whole and is something which we e'er emphasise and encourage," said grapple official Jeff Crowe.

"In this incident, Umar showed conspicuous cut to both the umpires' requests, which was harmful and intolerable from an planetary cricketer and opposite to our uncomparable ambiance, hence a train two entrust was arranged.

"Umar, when pleading shamed, apologised and regretted his spreading."

Umar was open to hold breached the ICC codification of perform, article 2.2.11, which relates to "execute obstinate to the flavour of the game".

Umar terminated the fearless at the Premadasa construction unbeaten on 29 as his group unsuccessful to track downcast a 140-run triumph reference.