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Marlon Samuels fined for breaching code of conduct

The incident happened in the final over of West Indies’ run-chase.  

West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels has been fined 30 per cent of his match fee for using offensive language directed at Ben Stokes during the >World Twenty20 final against England at the Eden Gardens.

Samuels, on Sunday, was found to have breached Article 2.1.4 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “using language or a gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting during an International Match”, an ICC media release said.

The incident happened in the final over of West Indies’ run-chase.

Samuels admitted to the offence and accepted the sanction proposed by match referee Ranjan Madugalle.

It was found to be a Level 1 violation.

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