Indian pace bowler Ishant Sharma and Pakistan’s wicket keeper Kamran Akmal have been fined for their on-ground argument in the 18th over of the Pakistani innings in Bangalore on Tuesday. Pakistan eventually won the first Twenty20 by five wickets.
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Both players were reported to the match referee Roshan Mahanama, by the umpires - S Ravi, C Shamsuddin, TV umpire VA Kulkarni and fourth umpire K Srinath. Both the players were charged with 'conduct contrary to the spirit to the game'. The duo pleaded guilty following which Ishant was fined 15 per cent of his match fee, while Kamran was fined 5 per cent of his match fee.