'Drunk' Monty Panesar fined for urinating on bouncers

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Updated: Wednesday, August 7, 2013, 15:50 [IST]
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Panesar fined for urinating on bouncers

London, Aug 7: England left-arm spinner Monty Panesar has been fined for urinating on bouncers at a nightclub, local media reports said on Wednesday.

Panesar, who was part of the England squad for the third Ashes Test but did not make the Playing XI, was fined 90 pounds by the police for "drunk and disorderly" and urinating in public, according to "The Sun" newspaper.

The 31-year-old was ejected from the Shooshh club in Brighton, East Sussex. He then went up to the promenade above the club and relieved himself on the bouncers, reports said.

A Sussex Police spokesman said: "A 31-year-old man received a fixed penalty notice for being drunk and disorderly after being seen urinating in public near the Shooshh Club in King's Road Arches, Brighton, around 4.13am on Monday."

Sussex County Cricket Club confirmed the incident which took place on August 5 and have launched a "full investigation."

In a statement, Sussex CCC said: "Sussex County Cricket Club can confirm that an incident took place involving Monty Panesar in the early hours of Monday August 5.

"The matter is under full investigation and the club will make no further comment at this stage."


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Story first published:  Wednesday, August 7, 2013, 15:23 [IST]
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