Pakistan’s Asif Ali & Afg’s Fareed punished for breaching ICC code of conduct

September 9, 2022 at 12:28 AM

Pakistan’s Asif Ali and Afghanistan bowler Fareed Ahmed were on Thursday fined 25 per cent of their match fees for their on-field altercation during their Asia Cup Super 4 match.

The duo has been punished for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the clash between Pakistan and Afghanistan on Wednesday.

The pair has been fined for an altercation which occurred after the fifth delivery of the 19th over.

According to an ICC statement, Ali breached Article 2.6 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “using a gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting during an International Match”. Fareed was found to have breached Article 2.1.12, which relates to “inappropriate physical contact with a Player, Player Support Personnel, Umpire, Match Referee or any other person (including a spectator) during an International Match.” The players admitted their offence and accepted the sanctions proposed by match referee Andy Pycroft.