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Kulkarni fined for Patterson send-off

Images show India A fast bowler sending Australia A opener on his way during Quadrangular series final

Images have emerged of the incident that saw India A's Dhawal Kulkarni fined 25 per cent of his match fee in the Quadrangular One-Day Series final against Australia A on Sunday

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Cricket Australia announced on Monday that Kulkarni had been reported for breaching the International Cricket Council's Code of Conduct Article 2.1.7 - using language or gestures which disparage or which could provoke an aggressive reaction from a batsman upon his dismissal.

The offence occurred when Kulkarni had Australia A opener Kurtis Patterson caught at mid-wicket, with exclusive images taken by cricket.com.au in Mackay showing Kulkarni giving the batsman a send-off.

Kulkarni sends Patterson on his way // cricket.com.au
Kulkarni sends Patterson on his way // cricket.com.au


The fast-bowler accepted of a 25 per cent fine and no hearing was required.

The ICC Code of Conduct was utilised for the Quadrangular A series following agreement of all participating countries.

The tourists won the final by 57 runs, with Kulkarni - one of India A's best players throughout the tournament - finishing with 2-22 from seven overs.

The fast-bowler was one of five players charged with a Code of Conduct breach during the Quadrangular Series; India A skipper Manish Pandey, South Africa A pair Tabraiz Shamsi and Qaasim Adams as well as National Performance Squad batsmen Matthew Renshaw were all sanctioned during the tournament.

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India A are currently in Brisbane where they will take on Australia A in two four-day matches at Allan Border Field, the first of which starts on Thursday.

Every ball of Australia A v India A can be live stream on cricket.com.au or via the CA Live App

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