RAWALPINDI: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK)’s Shaheen Shah Afridi and Southern Punjab (SP)’s Azam Khan have been fined for violating the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)’s code of conduct during the ongoing National T20 Cup.
According to the PCB, Shaheen and Azam showed dissent at an umpire’s decision during their team’s matches against Southern Punjab and Balochistan, respectively. Both players have been fined 40 per cent and 25 per cent of their match-fees, respectively under Article 2.8 of the PCB Code of Conduct (Level 1), which reads as: “Showing dissent at an Umpire’s decision during a Match.”
On the other hand, Central Punjab (CP) and KPK have been fined PKR 40,000 and PKR 25,000, respectively for maintaining a slow over-rate in the ongoing National T20.
CP were three overs short in the match against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday, while KPK were two overs short of their target in their match against SP on Saturday.
Both teams were charged under Article 2.22 of the PCB Code of Conduct for Players and Players Support Personnel that deals with minimum over-rate offences.