Pakistan opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad has been fined 50 per cent of his match fee for pushing Sri Lanka batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan during the third one-day international at Sharjah.

The International Cricket Council said Monday that Shehzad pleaded guilty to Level 2 breach of the code of conduct which relates to “inappropriate and deliberate physical contact between players in the course of play during an international match.”

Shehzad was involved in a debate with Dilshan during the 19th over of Sri Lanka’s run-chase on Sunday when he pushed the Sri Lanka opening batsman’s shoulder.

Shehzad scored 81 runs and featured in a match-winning 160-run partnership with Mohammad Hafeez as Pakistan won by 113 runs and took a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.

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