U19 WC final fracas: ICC penalises five players

Bangla Tribune Desk
Published : 11:16, Feb 11, 2020 | Updated : 11:19, Feb 11, 2020

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has sanctioned three Bangladeshi and two Indian cricketers over the on-field fracas following the Under-19 World Cup final.
Bangladesh's Towhid Hridoy, Shamim Hossain and Rakibul Hasan, who struck the winning run, were all found guilty while Indians cricketers Akash Singh and Ravi Bishnoi were also sanctioned.
Hridoy was charged with a breach of article 2.21 of the global governing body's code of conduct - a clause relating to "conduct which brings the game into disrepute" - and was handed 10 suspension points.
One suspension point equals a player being ineligible for one ODI or T20I, U19 or A team international match.
Shamim received eight suspensions points, with Rakibul picking up four.
India's Akash has been given eight suspension points, with Ravi receiving five.
Bangladesh chased down a target of 170 to win from 46 overs on DLS method, after India were bowled out for 177.