Academy Cup April 7, 2008

Academy players warned for abusing umpires

Cricinfo staff

Bangladesh Cricket Board Academy players, Nasiruddin Faruque, Dolar Mahmud and Mehrab Hossain jnr, were given warnings for using abusive language towards umpires during a match against South Africa Academy in Jessore on Sunday.

Match referee Raqibul Hasan found the three guilty of breaching the code of conduct by excessive appealing and using offensive language against umpires Jahangir Alam and Tanvir Ahmed.

Faruque, the Academy captain, was given a suspended sentence of two matches, Mahmud and Mehrab got a match each. The suspension will come in to effect if the players repeat the same offence in the Academy Cup.