Xtra Time Web Desk: Team India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who made a stunning comeback in the first test against Australia was seen holding the pain-relieving ointment as he showed it to the Australian cricketers. Jadeja was alleged by the Australian media to have tampered with the ball. The ace Indian all rounder was found guilty of breaching ICC Code of Conduct.
He has been fined 25 per cent of his match fee for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the first Test against Australia in Nagpur. Jadeja was found to have breached Article 2.20 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to displaying conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game.
In addition to this, one demerit point has been added to Jadeja’s disciplinary record. This was his first offence in a 24-month period.
Jadeja produced a stellar performance on his comeback as he scored 70 runs in the first innings and took 7 wickets in the match including a five-fer in the first innings.