Agarkar fined for dissent

Published: Wednesday, January 13, 2010, 10:49 [IST]
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Agarkar fined for dissent

Mysore: Mumbai's Ajit Agarkar has been penalised for breaching BCCI's code of conduct during his side's ongoing Ranji Trophy final against Karnataka at the Gangotri Glades here.

He was found guilty of 'showing dissent at an umpire's decision' by Ramesh Subramonium , match referee, after he reacted his run out decision yesterday, which had been referred to third umpire S Ravi.

The Mumbai pacer, argued with on-field umpires Amiesh Saheba and Sanjay Hazare after his dismissal.

"Agarkar has been fined under BCCI Code of Conduct Level One offence. When given run out, ther was an obvious delay in leaving the wicket and he also entered into a prolonged discussion with the umpires. This is an offence showing dissent at an umpires decision. As per BCCI guidelines, the penalty imposed for the offence is an official reprimand and a fine of 50 per cent of the match fee." Match referee Subramonium said in a statement.


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