BCCI issues stern warning to Sreesanth

Published: Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 14:57 [IST]
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BCCI issues stern warning to Sreesanth

Kochi: BCCI has been issued a stern warning to former Indian pacer S Sreesanth to mend his on-field behavior, failing which he would be suspended from domestic matches.

BCCI sent its latest missive, dated October 5, to Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) secretary T C Mathews to be handed to the player.

In the letter, the board has warned Sreesanth against any repetition of the on-field misbehavior like one he showed recently in Irani Cup championship against Mumbai in Nagpur.

“You are hereby given a final warning to ensure that you do not violate the BCCI Code of Conduct. Any repetition of such behavior will be dealt with severely by the BCCI including suspension from domestic cricket matches," the letter read.

“As an international cricketer, you have to set a good example for the youngsters who watch and follow the game," it said.

“We have to bring to your kind notice that repeatedly you have been violating the BCCI Code of Conduct and your behaviour on the field of play is against spirit of the game of cricket," it added.

S Sreesanth had been fined 60 per cent of match fee for his verbal spat with Mumbai bowler Dhawal Kulkarni in the Irani Trophy.


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