BCCI 'not satisfied' with Jadeja fine, says player 'not at fault'

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Published: Friday, July 25, 2014, 16:32 [IST]
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BCCI 'not satisfied' with Jadeja fine

Mumbai, July 25: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is "not satisfied" with the verdict of ICC which imposed a 50% fine of match fee on Ravindra Jadeja for his row with England paceman James Anderson during the first Test in Nottingham.

In a hearing by ICC match referee David Boon, Jadeja was found guilty of Level 1 breach of code of conduct and fined 50 per cent of his match fees for his altercation with Anderson. The ICC announced the decision today.

In a quick response to the ICC verdict, BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel said, Jadeja was "not at fault" and "support him fully".

"The BCCI has taken note of the ICC Match Referee's decision to find Ravindra Jadeja guilty of a Level 1 'Breach of Conduct' for his involvement in an incident on the second day of the Nottingham Test of the ongoing series between India and England," Patel said in a media statement on Friday.

"The BCCI wishes to make it clear that it is not satisfied with the verdict. The BCCI reserves its right to appeal against the sentence. The BCCI believes that Mr. Ravindra Jadeja was not at fault, and supports him fully," he added.

Anderson will attend a hearing on this case on August 1.


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