BCCI President Roger Binny and Head of Cricket VVS Laxman are set to address the recent on-field outbursts of women’s team captain Harmanpreet Kaur during the ODIs against Bangladesh. According to Board Secretary Jay Shah’s statement in New Delhi, they will question her about the incidents that occurred during the third ODI.

In the said match, Harmanpreet Kaur frustration led her to smash the stumps after being given out by the on-field umpire. Her emotional outburst continued even during the post-match presentation, drawing widespread criticism for her conduct.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) took action in response to the incident, imposing a hefty fine on Harmanpreet Kaur and suspending her for two matches. As a result, she will miss India’s first two games at the Hangzhou Asiad.

Harmanpreet Kaur
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Indian Board Won’t Appeal ICC’s Suspension: Focus on Inquiry into Harmanpreet Kaur On-Field Actions

Harmanpreet Kaur’s behavior has been heavily criticized, with particular attention drawn to her mocking of the Bangladesh players during the trophy presentation. Former India captain Diana Edulji, in an opinion piece for The Indian Express, called for the BCCI to reprimand Kaur for setting a poor example as the captain of the team.

BCCI Secretary Jay Shah confirmed that the Indian board will not appeal against the ICC’s two-match suspension, and the focus now lies on the upcoming inquiry by Roger Binny and VVS Laxman into Harmanpreet Kaur’s actions on the field.

Recent on-field incidents involving Harmanpreet Kaur, the captain of the women’s cricket team, have raised concerns and prompted action from both the BCCI and the ICC. BCCI president Roger Binny and head of cricket VVS Laxman are ready to address the situation to address the captain’s outbursts during the Bangladesh ODIs. An incident during the third ODI where Harmanpreet’s frustration led her to vent her emotions by smashing the stumps and continuing her behavior during the post-match presentation drew considerable criticism. The ICC’s response, which includes a hefty fine and a two-match suspension, underscores the importance of maintaining discipline and sportsmanship on and off the field. While the cricketing community awaits the reactions of the BCCI and Harmanpreet, this incident serves as a reminder that even in the heat of competition, professionalism and respect for the game must always be upheld.

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