ICC Punishes 5 Players For Fight After India-B’desh U-19 Final

India’s Ravi Bishnoi and Akash Singh are among 5 players reprimanded by the ICC for the on-field spat after the Under-19 World Cup final.

A big on-field fight broke out after Bangladesh won the ICC Under-19 World Cup on Sunday and as was expected, the ICC has taken action against some of the players involved in the spat.

Five players, including 2 Indians, have been found guilty of a Level 3 breach of the ICC’s Code of Conduct.

Three Bangladeshi players; Md Towhid Hridoy, Shamim Hossain and Rakibul Hasan and two Indian players; Akash Singh and Ravi Bishnoi were charged with violating Article 2.21 of the code, whilst Bishnoi received a second charge- of breaching Article 2.5.

All five players have accepted the sanctions proposed by ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Match Referee Graeme Labrooy.

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