Lahiru Kumara, Liton Das fined after altercation

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Sri Lankan fast bowler Lahiru Kumara and Bangladesh batsman Liton Das have been fined following their altercation on Sunday (October 24) in the T20 World Cup Super 12 encounter. While Kumara has been fined 25% of his match fee for breaching level 1 of the ICC code of conduct, Das was handed a 15% fine.

The ICC in a statement said – “Kumara was found guilty of breaching Article 2.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to ‘Using language, actions or gestures which disparage, or which could provoke an aggressive reaction from a batter upon his/her dismissal during an International Match.’ Das was found guilty of breaching Article 2.20 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to Conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game.”