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Nabi, Dawlat warned for conduct breach

File photo: Mohammad Nabi celebrated a catch he didn't grab cleanly Getty Images

Afghanistan's Dawlat Zadran and Mohammad Nabi have been warned by the ICC for breaching the Code of Conduct in two separate incidents during the side's inning and 172-run win over Ireland at the ICC Intercontinental Cup in Greater Noida last week.

Dawlat fired a throw that hit Peter Chase, Ireland's No. 11, on his leg in the first innings. The action was deemed offensive as Chase, firmly inside the crease, wasn't trying to attempt a run. In addition to the reprimand, Dawlat also had three demerit points against his name.

Nabi, meanwhile, was found guilty of breaching a code that deals with "conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game." The incident occurred early in Ireland's first innings when he appealed and celebrated a catch that popped off Andy Balbirne's bat even though he had clearly grassed the opportunity.

No formal hearing was needed since both players accepted the sanctions proposed by Graeme La Brooy, the match referee. Nabi was given one demerit point for the offence.

Four or more demerit points within a 24-month period will be converted into suspension points. Players with two suspension points against their name stand to earn a ban from either an ICC Intercontinental Cup match, two ODIs or two T20Is, depending on whichever comes first.