Beximo Dhaka skipper Mushfiqur Rahim has been fined 25 per cent of his match fees for almost hitting his teammate Nasum Ahmed in Bangabandhu T20 Cup.
A viral video was seen angry at his younger teammate after both he and Ahmedalmost collided taking asker. When the Fortune Barishal batsman hit straight up in the air trying to flick over fine-leg.
Since both of them were looking at the ball, none of them called for it. And Rahim after taking the catch was extremely mad about the seemingly unintentional interruption
After the reaction, Rahim animatedly charged towards Ahmed to say a few more words after their other team members intervened.
According to the press release, Mushfiqur was found guilty of showing insulting gesture towards Nasum Ahmed during the match, which constitutes to a Level 1 (2.6) offense.
In addition to the sanction imposed, one demerit point has been added to Mushfiqur’s disciplinary record. Three more demerit points will result in one match ban for Rahim.
The breach was reported by on-field umpires Gazi Sohel and Mahfuzur Rahman, 3rd Umpire Masudul Rahman Mukul and 4th Umpire Muzahiduzzaman Swapon and the penalty was imposed by Match Referee ASM Roquibul Hassan.
Earlier today, the 33-year-old issued a public apology on social media, saying that he seeks forgiveness from the almighty for his unacceptable gesture towards Nasum Ahmed.
“Assalamualaikum to all, First of all officially I would like to apologize to all my fans and spectators regarding the incident that happened yesterday during the match,” Mushfiqur Rahim wrote in the apology post.
“I have already apologized after the game to my fellow teammate Nasum. Secondly, I seek forgiveness from the Almighty. I always remember I am a human being above all and the gesture that I have shown was not acceptable at all. Inshaa Allah in near future, I promise it won’t be repeated on the ground or outside the ground.JazakAllah khair,” Rahim wrote.