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Murali Vijay fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct in Kotla Test

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Dubai, Dec.6 : Indian opener Murali Vijay has been fined for violating the ICC Code of Conduct during the day three of the final Test of the four-match series between India and South Africa at Feroz Shah Kotla Ground,New Delhi on Saturday.

Vijay was fined 30 per cent of his match fee by Jeff Crowe of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees.

The player was found to have breached Article 2.1.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “showing dissent at an umpire’s decision during an international match”.

The incident took place when Vijay showed dissent by pointing at his arm guard as he walked off after being declared out off the last ball of the fifth over from Morne Morkel.

The charge was levelled by on-field umpires Kumar Dharmasena, Bruce Oxenford and third umpire CK Nandan. (ANI)