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Abusing Stokes cost Proteas pace bowler Rabada suspension

Last Updated: Saturday, 8 July 2017 (15:46 IST)
London: South Africa fast bowler Kagiso has been suspended from next week's second test against England at Trent Bridge for using "inappropriate language" towards batsman Ben Stokes, the International Cricket Council said today.The said Rabada, 22, had four demerit points within 24 months with his latest breach of its and would also have to pay a fine of 15 per cent of his match fee.

The offence occurred on the first day of the opening test at Lord's yesterday when Stokes was leaving the field having been caught behind by Quinton de Kock after nicking a bouncer from Rabada.The ICC said in a statement: "Rabada was found guilty of using language, actions or gestures which disparage or which could provoke an aggressive reaction from a batsman upon his/her dismissal during an International Match”
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