Bangladesh pacer Tanzim fined for ‘contact’ with Nepal captain

By AFP
June 20, 2024
Bangladesh's Tanzim Hasan Sakib celebrates after taking the wicket of India's Tilak Varma during the Asia Cup 2023 Super Four one-day international (ODI) cricket match at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on September 15, 2023. — AFP

DHAKA: Bangladesh´s Tanzim Hasan Saqib has been fined 15 percent of his match fee after confronting Nepal captain Rohit Paudel during a World Cup game, the cricket council said Wednesday.

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The incident occurred during their Group D match at the weekend in St. Vincent, when Bangladesh qualified for the Super Eight stage of the T20 World Cup with a 21-run victory. Tanzim, after bowling a delivery at the end of the third over of Nepal´s innings, walked towards Paudel in an aggressive manner and was deemed to have made “inappropriate physical contact”, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said.

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