Adam Zampa and Mitch Marsh have been charged and fined by Cricket Australia following incidents in last nights Big Bash matches.
Zampa was found to be in breach of CA’s code of conduct after breaking his bat following his dismissal in the Stars’ unsuccessful run chase against the Renegades. He was fined $2,000.
“Zampa was reported for breaching CA’s Code of Conduct Article 2.1.2 – Abuse of cricket equipment or clothing, ground equipment or fixtures and fittings during a match – a level 1 offence,” a Cricket Australia statement read.
“As per the CA Code of Conduct procedure, the Match Referee, Steve Bernard, considered the umpires’ written report, and offered a proposed sanction of a reprimand and $2,000 fine.
“Zampa accepted the sanction and no hearing was required.”
Marsh was fined $2,500 for questioning the square leg umpire’s decision regarding a possible waist-high no-ball that was not given during his the Scorchers’ win over the Thunder in Perth.
Marsh opted to contest the charge, but following a brief hearing after the game, the match referee decided to uphold the guilty verdict and the $2,500 fine.
“Marsh was reported for breaching CA’s Code of Conduct Article 2.1.3 – Showing dissent at an Umpire’s decision during a match – a level 1 offence,” Cricket Australia said in a statement.
“As per the CA Code of Conduct procedure, the Match Referee, Daryl Harper, considered the umpires’ written report, and offered a proposed sanction of a $2,500.
“Marsh elected to contest the charge and the Match Referee conducted a hearing at the ground.