Sohail Tanvir fined 15% match fee for obscene gesture

Left-arm pacer showed double-middle finger to Patriots batsman Chris Lynn during CPL match on Thursday


News Desk August 11, 2018
PHOTO COURTESY: CPL

Left-arm pacer Sohail Tanvir has been fined 15% of his match fee for making an obscene gesture during a game in the Caribbean Premier League.

Tanvir, who is playing for Guyana Amazon Warriors showed double-middle finger to St Kitts and Nevis Patriots hard-hitting batsman Chris Lynn after dismissing him with a yorker.

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Prior to that delivery, Lynn smashed Tanvir out of the park over the long-on region for a maximum.

Tavir accepted the fine which was handed by match referee Denavon Hayles for his actions in the incident which occurred during the 17th over of the innings.

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Tanvir finished the innings with figures of one for 24 as Warriors went on to register a comfortable four-wicket win in the contest.

The Multan Sultans pacer was the highest wicket-taker in the CPL’s previous season and was retained by the Warriors.

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