LAHORE: (Web Desk) Bangladesh’s famous cricketer Shakib Al Hasan has been suspended for three matches and fined for being ‘aggressivly bad’ towards the umpire during a domestic match.
According to the country’s governing body action was taken against Shakib Al Hasan for being ‘rude and rustic’ with the umpire during a domestic match. Shakib, who has a background of disciplinary breaches, kicked the stump after an appeal was turned down by the umpire during a match between Abahani Limited and Mohammedan Sporting Club in Dhaka on Friday.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) found Shakib, who captains Mohammedan, guilty of two counts of misconduct and suspended him for three upcoming matches in the Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 Cricket League. He was also fined 500,000 taka (US$5,900).
Later, Shakib, the International Cricket Council’s top-ranked all-rounder in one-day internationals, wrote on Facebook that he was ‘extremely sorry for losing my temper.’ “An experienced player like me should not have reacted that way but sometimes against all odds it happens unfortunately.”