New Zealand all-rounder Daryl Mitchell has been fined 15 percent of his match charge for utilizing obscene language within the opening Test in opposition to the West Indies on Saturday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) stated on Sunday.
The ICC stated Mitchell breached Article 2.three of its code when he used inappropriate language as West Indies captain Jason Holder was working between the wickets and in shut proximity to him within the 62nd over.
The worldwide physique stated one demerit level had been added to the 29-year-old’s disciplinary report. When a participant reaches 4 or extra demerit factors inside a 24-month interval, they’re transformed into suspension factors, which result in a ban.
The West Indies suffered humiliating innings and 134-run defeat earlier than lunch on the fourth day of the conflict in Hamilton earlier on Sunday.
The second Test begins on the Basin Reserve on December 11.