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Dilshan fined for dissent

Calcutta: Sri Lanka batsman Tillekaratne Dilshan, on Tuesday, was fined 20 per cent of his match fee for showing dissent against an umpire’s decision after being dismissed in his side’s final group match against New Zealand, in World T20.

Bangladesh fast bowler Al-Amin Hossain has also been fined 15 per cent of his match fee for breaching the Code of Conduct during his side’s final Group II match against Australia on Tuesday.

Al-Amin was found to have breached Article 2.1.4 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “using language or a gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting during an International Match”.

The incident related to the bowler’s actions after he dismissed Australia opener David Warner in the 12th over. After the match, Al-Amin pleaded guilty to the charge and accepted the sanction proposed by the Match Referee, Ranjan Madugalle.

Dilshan was found to have breached Article 2.1.3 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “showing dissent at an umpire’s decision during an international match”.