Thursday 24 September, 2020

Tallawahs batsman Asif Ali found guilty of CPL Code of Conduct breach

Asif Ali (left) of Jamaica Tallawahs reacts after his dismissal by Keemo Paul (right) of Guyana Amazon Warriors during the 12th match of the Hero Caribbean Premier League at Queen's Park Oval in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. (Photo by Randy Brooks - CPL T20/CPL T20 via Getty Images).

Asif Ali (left) of Jamaica Tallawahs reacts after his dismissal by Keemo Paul (right) of Guyana Amazon Warriors during the 12th match of the Hero Caribbean Premier League at Queen's Park Oval in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. (Photo by Randy Brooks - CPL T20/CPL T20 via Getty Images).

Jamaica Tallawahs batsman Asif Ali has been found guilty of breaching the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Code of Conduct.

During the Tallawahs’ match against the Guyana Amazon Warriors on Tuesday night at Queen’s Park Oval, Ali swung his bat in the direction of fast bowler Keemo Paul when he was dismissed in the eighth over of his team’s batting innings. 

Ali was charged with being in breach of Dection 2.18 of the Code of Conduct, acting contrary to the spirit of the game. Ali admitted the offence and has been fined 20 per cent of his match fee. 

Jamaica Tallawahs won the match by five wickets.

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