Sohail Tanvir fined for obscene gesture during Caribbean Premier League match

first_imgSohail Tanvir has been fined 15 per cent of his match fees after he was found guilty of breaching code of conduct during Guyana Amazon Warriors’ Caribbean Premier League match against St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots in Guyana.Tanvir accepted violating the code of conduct and the sanction handed to him by match referee Denavon Hayles even as Guyana Amazon Warriors eventually won the match by six wickets.Tanvir was heavily criticised on social media after a video of him showing a double middle finger to Ben Cutting went viral.During the 17th over of the first innings, Tanvir was hit for a six by Cutting on the third ball of the over. In just the next delivery, Tanvir bowled a peach of a delivery to bowl out Cutting.#CPL2018 Sohail Tanvir bowls Ben Cutting after being hit for a six the previous delivery, then gives him the double finger!! Shocker! Has to be some sanction from that..kids watching. That said appears anything goes these days pic.twitter.com/vMLpUEdVdbLukesters (@Lukesters) August 9, 2018Such was Tanvir’s frustration over being hit for a six in the previous ball and that he celebrated the wicket by showing a double middle finger to Cutting.Also read – Pakistan bowler Sohail Tanvir under fire after obscene gesture on the fieldTanvir gesture was not at all accepted by the social media and Australian cricket Chris Lynn even tweeted pointing out to Tanvir’s “pathetic” send-off.Pathetic send off from Tanvir #CPLT20Chris Lynn (@lynny50) August 9, 2018Many people on social media were disappointed upon seeing Tanvir’s actions. While some felt let down by his attitude, others felt that he will get away with this. However, those people were proved wrong as Tanvir was indeed punished for his actions.advertisementAmidst all the talk of aggression and how the gentlemen of the game are slowly departing, Tanvir blew fire into the debate with his unwarranted gesture at a departing batsman.Tanvir made his international debut for Pakistan in 2007 against India in Durban and since then, he has played two Tests, 62 ODIs and 57 T20Is. The 33-year-old Tanvir has picked 71 ODI and 54 T20I wickets.Tanvir last played international cricket in 2017 against West Indies in Port of Spain.last_img

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