Joe Mennie fined for behaviour code breach

Melbourne, Feb 16: Cricket Australia (CA) Sunday announced that Joe Mennie had received a fine for breaching the CA Code of Behaviour during the Queensland vs South Australia, Bupa Sheffield Shield match Saturday.

Mennie was reported by the umpires for breaching Article 2.1.4 — using language that is obscene, offensive or insulting during a match, CA said in a media statement.

Mennie accepted the proposed penalty of a fine equal to 20 percent of his match fee by Match Referee David Tullala.

A Code of Behaviour hearing was not required.

This was Mennie’s first offence under this Article of the Code of Behaviour in the past 18 months.

–Indo-Asian news Service

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