According to reports, India Women captain Harmanpreet Kaur will be fined 75 percent of match fees for her scuffle with umpires during India Women vs Bangladesh Women 3rd ODI in Dhaka. Harmanpreet Kaur expressed angry gestures towards on-field umpire Tanvir Ahmed in the match.
Harmanpreet Kaur was given a leg-before-wicket by umpire Tanvir Ahmed. The Indian skipper was not satisfied with the decision and argued with the umpire before leaving the field. She also hit her pads and hit the stumps with her bat in anger. She also gestured bat to signify that the ball hit the bat first.
Harmanpreet Kaur To Be Fined 75% Match Fees: Reports
A match official told Cricbuzz that Harmanpreet Kaur will be fined 50 percent of her matches fees for her act on the field. She will be fined 25 percent for lashing out at umpires during the presentation ceremony. She is guilty of a level two offense.
“For the on-field incident (smashing the wicket) she will be fined 50 percent of her match fee while for the way she represented herself her in the presentation ceremony, she will be fined 25 percent of her match fee,” the official told Cricbuzz.
During the post-match presentation, Kaur termed the umpiring standards as pathetic. In addition to fines, Kaur will also be given four demerits points for her behavior. Kaur arrived at the field after Smriti Mandhana lost her wicket. She could only score 14 runs off 21 balls before Nahida Akter dismissed her LBW.
Meanwhile, the 3rd ODI between India Women and Bangladesh Women ended in a tie. Bangladesh Women posted 225-4 in 1st innings with a stunning century by Fargana Hoque (107).
Later, opener Smriti Mandhana slammed 59 for India Women. Harleen Deol scored 77 runs for the team while Jemimah Rodrigues hit unbeaten 33. However, India lost their last wicket in the last over when they needed 1 more run for victory.
As a result, the match ended in a tie. With the result, India vs Bangladesh ODI series also ended in a draw 1-1. Bangladesh Women won the 1st ODI by 40 runs. Later, India Women won the 2nd ODI by 108 runs.