PSL 2023: PCB penalizes Shadab, Shan, Tim David and Farooqi

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) stated on Friday that Shan Masood and Tim David of Multan Sultans and Fazalhaq Farooqi and Shadab Khan of Islamabad United have each been penalized 10 percent of their match fees for violating the code of conduct.

Farooqi received a punishment for violating the PCB Code of Conduct for Players and Players Support Staff during the PSL game between Islamabad United and Lahore Qalandars, played on Thursday, at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, according to a press statement from the board.

Farooqi allegedly violated Article 2.5 of the PCB Code of Conduct, which prohibits using gestures or remarks that might make a batter angry after being dismissed from a game. After removing the batter in the 19th over of the Lahore Qalandars’ batting, Farooqi shouted foul words. The Afghanistan athlete admitted responsibility and agreed to the punishment.

Shadab Khan, the captain of Islamabad United, Shan Masood and Tim David of Multan Sultans, each received a 10% match fee penalties for Level 1 violations of the PSL Code of Conduct.  The three players were each involved in a different incident during Tuesday’s match between respective teams.

Article 2.8 of the PSL Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Workers, which deals with “Showing discontent at an Umpire’s judgment during a Match,” was determined to have been broken by all three players.