Australia`s Birt fined for Code of Behaviour breach

Last Updated: Jan 08, 2013, 13:08 PM IST

Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) Tuesday fined Hobart Hurricanes batsman Travis Birt for breaching the CA Code of Behaviour.

Birt was charged with breaching Rule 9: Detrimental Public Comment regarding a comment he made about umpires on Twitter Dec 24, said a release.

Commissioner Ray Brown found Birt guilty and fined him $1,000.

Hobart Hurricanes is one of the teams of the Big Bash League, Australia`s domestic Twenty20 tournament.

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