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Finch, Wade fined for CA code violations

Matthew Wade slapped a few boundaries to reduce the margin of defeat Getty Images

Aaron Finch and Matthew Wade, who are both part of Australia's current ODI set-up, have been fined for breaching Cricket Australia's code of behaviour during Victoria's 17-run loss to South Australia in their Matador Cup match on October 16.

Finch was docked 70% of his match fees for showing dissent at an umpire's decision after he was given lbw off the bowling of Daniel Worrall. Wade was charged under Article 2.1.4 for "using language that is obscene, offensive or insulting during a match," after a mix-up with Daniel Christian that resulted in his run-out.

Wade, who has had a history of suspensions in the past, was fined 50% as a result of this being his second Level 1 offence in the past 18 months. He was suspended for one match in last year's one-day competition for inadvertently breaking a window after his dismissal in the loss to Queensland. Wade was also suspended for one Sheffield Shield match for tampering the pitch against Tasmania in November 2013.

Both players admitted to their respective offences to match referee Stephen Bernard and accepted the penalty, so no hearing was required.