ICC World Cup 2019: Carlos Brathwaite Reprimanded for Showing Dissent
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ICC World Cup 2019: Carlos Brathwaite Reprimanded for Showing Dissent

Carlos Brathwaite
Carlos Brathwaite (Credits: AFP)

West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite has been reprimanded for showing dissent at the umpire decision by International Cricket Council. Brathwaite had shown his disappointment after he was given out by the umpire during the match against England at Rose Bowl, Southampton on Friday.

The right-hander scored 14 runs from 22 balls and he was dismissed when he got an edge to Jos Buttler against Jofra Archer. Meanwhile, Carlos Brathwaite has received an official reprimand and one demerit point for breaching Level one of the ICC code of conduct.

ICC World Cup 2019: Carlos Brathwaite Reprimanded for Showing Dissent
Carlos Brathwaite (Credits – Getty)

Brathwaite gets one demerit point.

The incident happened during the 43rd over of the West Indies batting innings when Brathwaite was given out by the umpire. In fact, the ultra edge had confirmed that there was an edge of the bat of Brathwaite. However, Brathwaite showed his frustration at the decision.

The all-rounder admitted to the offence and there was no need for a formal hearing. The sanction was prosed by match referee David Boon. The charges were levelled by on-field umpires S Ravi and Kumar Dharmasena, third umpire Rodney Tucker and fourth official Paul Wilson.

Level one charges of the ICC code of conduct generally carries a warning and one demerit point.

Carlos Brathwaite, India vs Windies 2018
Carlos Brathwaite (PC – Twitter)

West Indies needs to turn the tables.

Meanwhile, Carlos Brathwaite had also spoken against the umpiring howlers that the West Indies had to encounter in the match against Australia.

On the other hand, England comprehensively won the contest against West Indies by eight wickets. The hosts came up with a collective performance with both bat as well as the ball. Meanwhile, West Indies will play their next match against Bangladesh at Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton on June 17. West Indies have won only one match out of the four they have played whereas one match was called off.

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