Colombo: Indian spinner Ravindra Jadeja was suspended from the third Test match against Sri Lanka because of the latest violation of the Code of Conduct due to the recent violation of his code, his total negative points have been six. When Jadeja was bowling himself, he bowled the ball towards Sri Lankan opener Dimuth Karunaratne while the batsman was inside the crease at that time. The umpires termed it ‘dangerous’. Due to this violation of the Code of Conduct, he got three negative marks due to which he will have to face suspension. The third test match against Sri Lanka will start in Pallikal from August 12.
Jadeja has also been fined 50 percent of match fee for violation of level two. Jadeja has accepted the punishment proposed by his crime and the ICC match referee Richie Richardson. The allegations were leveled by ground umpires Bruce Oxenford and Rod Tucker, third umpire Richard Illingworth and fourth umpire Ruchira Paliyagurude. In Jadeja’s absence, left-handed Chinnaman Kuldeep Yadav can get a chance to play in the third test match.
According to the ICC release, on the third day of the Colombo Test match against Sri Lanka on Saturday, Jadeja was found guilty of violating Article 2.2.8 of the ICC Code of Conduct for the players and the support staff, which is dangerous or improperly during the international match. Ball (or any other item such as water bottle) player, player’s support staff, umpire, match referee or any other person Is related to throw. ”
Jadeja was earlier fined 50 percent of the match fee for breaching Article 2.2.11 of Code during Indore Test match against New Zealand in October 2016 and added three negative points to his account. Now after adding three negative points again, it reached the four negative points and according to Article 7.6 of the Code, it now turns into two suspension points. Two suspension points are equal to one test or two ODIs or two T20 international matches.
The player is suspended from whichever of these is first. After this suspension, Jadeja’s six negative points will be on his discipline record. If the total number of negative marks in Jeddah reaches eight in 24 months, then they will turn into four suspension points. Four suspension points are similar to the ban of two Tests or four ODIs or four T20 Internationals. Any of these players will be suspended from the first play.