The incident occurred during the third over of Bangladesh’s innings, when Afridi fielded the ball on his follow-through and threw it at Afif, hitting him on the foot. The batsman was within the popping crease and not intending to take a run.
The International Cricket Council said Afridi had breached a rule against throwing objects in an inappropriate or dangerous manner. “Afridi admitted the offense and accepted the sanction,” the statement said. “There was no need for a formal hearing.” Local media published photos of Afridi shaking hands with Afif after the
It is also reminded that earlier in the first T20 match against Bangladesh, Pakistani Fast Bowler Hassan Ali earned reprimand by ICC for controversial and unethical sending off to Bangladeshi Batter. The International Cricket Council has strong record of maintaining peace gestures during the cricket matches across the world. It downplays, degrades and discourages any hate- gestures to opposite players.
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