Thatscricket - News - Ganguly fined 75 per cent match fee for dissent

Published: Thursday, August 2, 2001, 23:53 [IST]
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Colombo: India captain Saurav Ganguly has been fined 75 per cent of his match fee for "bringing the game into disrepute" during his team's 46-run win over Sri Lanka in a triangular One-day cricket series match here."Match referee Cammie Smith informed us that Ganguly has been fined 75 per cent of his match fee," Indian manager Anant Mate said on Thursday.The Indian skipper on Wednesday exchanged words with Sri Lankan batsman Russel Arnold after trapping him leg before in his two-wicket spell.Ganguly had already served a one-match suspension for showing dissent when adjudged leg before during India's match against New Zealand last week.He then missed the next game against the home team on Saturday.

Copyright AFP 2001

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