Amidst the aftermath of India captain Harmanpreet Kaur’s on-field outburst during the Bangladesh series, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has revealed its approach to tackling the situation. 

BCCI Secretary Jay Shah informed the media that President Roger Binny and NCA head VVS Laxman will be engaging in a conversation with Kaur regarding her behavior.

The ICC’s punitive measures saw Kaur facing a two-match ban due to her poor conduct on the field. As a result, the right-hander will be benched for two matches of the Asian Games. The BCCI has chosen not to appeal against the ICC’s decision. 

“We will have our President Roger Binny and VVS Laxman speak to her. The ICC has already banned her and the time to appeal against the decision has already passed,” Shah stated during a press interaction after a crucial meeting with staging state associations for the upcoming World Cup.

Former India cricketer Madan Lal criticized Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur’s outburst, terming her behavior as “pathetic” and called for strict disciplinary action from the BCCI. 

Following her dismissal, Harmanpreet smashed the stumps with her bat and continued with theatrics at the post-match presentation against Bangladesh. In addition to the ban, Kaur was fined 50% of her match fee and received three demerit points on her disciplinary record. The ICC stated that the suspension was a result of two separate breaches of the ICC Code of Conduct during the ICC Women’s Championship series in Dhaka.

Last Updated on July 28, 2023

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