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India's Navdeep Saini found guilty of breaching ICC code of conduct

Navdeep Saini. Photograph:( AFP )

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Aug 05, 2019, 03.11 PM (IST)

Indian pacer Navdeep Saini received an official warning for breaching Level One of the ICC Code of Conduct in his debut match against West Indies in Florida. 

In his debut match, Saini made an immediate impact claiming three for 17 off his four overs and earned man of the match award. 

Saini achieved the rarity of a maiden in that final over but it was his earlier double-strike which gave the 26-year-old fast bowler the sort of dream start he would have wished for

During the match, Saini found guilty of breaching Article 2.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel and has been handed one demerit point. 

The Article relates to using actions or gestures which could provoke an aggressive reaction from a batter upon their dismissal. 

The incident happened during the 4th over of the West Indies' innings when Saini took the wicket of Nicholas Pooran. 

Saini admitted the offence and accepted the sanction proposed by the match referee. 

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In his debut match, Saini made an immediate impact claiming three for 17 off his four overs and earned man of the match award