Malinga fined with Code of Conduct breach

Last Updated: May 08, 2011, 15:12 PM IST

Mumbai: Mumbai Indians pacer Lasith Malinga has been fined for breaching the Indian Premier League (IPL) Code of Conduct during his side`s match against the Delhi Daredevils here.

Malinga pleaded guilty to a Level 1 offence (Article 2.1.8), for a breach of Match Playing Conditions clause 42.4.2 when he bowled two high full pitched balls during the Delhi Daredevils innings.

As a result, match referee Roshan Mahanama imposed a penalty of 5 per cent of the player`s match fee.

For Level 1 breaches of the IPL Code of Conduct, the match referee`s decision is final and binding.

PTI