The incident in query passed off within the nineteenth over of Pakistan’s chase in what had turn out to be a tense match, when Fareed dismissed Asif to depart Afghanistan one wicket away from victory. Following the dismissal, Fareed took his celebrations fairly near the dismissed Asif, who reacted by shoving the bowler. A short altercation ensued.
“Asif breached Article 2.6 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Gamers and Participant Help Personnel, which pertains to “utilizing a gesture that’s obscene, offensive or insulting throughout an Worldwide Match” whereas Fareed was discovered to have breached Article 2.1.12, which pertains to “inappropriate bodily contact with a Participant, Participant Help Personnel, Umpire, Match Referee or every other individual (together with a spectator) throughout an Worldwide Match,” the ICC mentioned in an announcement.
Each gamers admitted their offences and accepted the sanctions proposed by match referee Andy Pycroft.