Kyle Jamieson
Kyle Jamieson. (Photo: Twitter)

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has fined New Zealand pacer Kyle Jamieson for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct. Kyle Jamieson has been fined 25 per cent of his match fees. The ICC imposed the fine on Jamieson for throwing the ball towards Pakistan batsman Faheem Ashraf ‘in an inappropriate and/or dangerous manner’.

New Zealand is currently taking on Pakistan in the first Test of the two-match series. Pakistan won the toss and elected to field first. However, New Zealand ensured that they overturn the tide as the Kiwi batsmen went on to score 431 runs.  New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson scored yet anther scintillating century.

New Zealand vs Pakistan 2020: 1st Test, Pakistan Predicted XI
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Kyle Jamieson Fined For Breaching The ICC Code Of Conduct

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has fined New Zealand pacer Kyle Jamieson for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct. “The incident occurred … on Monday, when Jamieson, after fielding the ball on his follow-through, threw it in the direction of Faheem Ashraf at high speed when the batsman was away from the stumps but within the popping crease and not intending to take a run,” the ICC said.

Kyle Jamieson
Kyle Jamieson (Credits – Twitter)

“Jamieson admitted the offence and accepted the sanction proposed by Jeff Crowe of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees and ratified by the ICC Cricket Operations department as per the COVID-19 interim playing regulations. There was no need for a formal hearing,” the ICC further added.

New Zealand In Touching Distance Of Another Comprehensive Win

The Pakistan Cricket Team was dismissed on just 230 runs in the second innings. The Kiwi batsmen once again tormented the Pakistan bowlers as they came out to bat in the third innings. New Zealand declared the third innings on 180 runs for the loss of five wickets. Tom Blundell top-scored for them in the innings.

New Zealand vs Pakistan 2020: 1st Test, New Zealand Predicted XI
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Pakistan now stands in a dubious position as they are 71 for the loss of 3 wickets in the fourth innings. The Pakistan National Cricket Team now need 302 runs with only 7 wickets in hand.

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