CWC 2019: WATCH - Seething Jason Roy refuses to walk after being given out; gets fined by ICC

After umpire gave him out, Roy wasn't convinced that he has hit the ball with his bat or gloves.

Jason Roy asking questions after being given out. | GETTY

England opener Jason Roy demolished Australia in the semifinal game on Thursday. Roy, in a chase of 224, scored a quick 65-ball 85 before being dismissed by Pat Cummins.

Talking about the dismissal, it was a controversial decision by umpire Kumar Dharmasena. Even batsman Roy was unhappy and went on to question the on-field umpires about the decision.

Falling 15 runs short of his hundred, Roy was given out caught behind when a short ball from Cummins flew past him on the leg side as he attempted another shot for a boundary. Dharmaseana was convinced that it has hit the gloves and given him, however, the batsman was unmoved.

He was furious with the call and even had a word with the umpires. The replays suggested Roy's disappointment was justified as the ball didn't hit any part of his bat or gloves.

Later in the day, Roy was fined for breaching Level One of the ICC Code of Conduct.

"Jason Roy has been fined 30 percent of the match fee after admitting the offense and sanction, with no formal hearing to take place. Two demerit points have been added to his disciplinary record. He won't face any suspension," ICC's official statement read.

England has advanced to the final after winning the game by 8 wickets. They will face New Zealand in the final. 

(With AFP Inputs)


By Sihyeu Singh - 12 Jul, 2019

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