BCCI sends showcause notice to Praveen Kumar

Feb 11, 2013, 08:47 IST | A Correspondent

India swing bowler Praveen Kumar was suspended and issued showcause notice by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for a reported bust-up with an opposition player during a Corporate Trophy game in Bhilai

Praveen has also been suspended from taking part in the forthcoming inter-state Vijay Hazare Trophy matches. “Praveen Kumar has been issued a showcause notice by the Board.

Praveen Kumar

He has been suspended from participating in the forthcoming inter-state Vijay Hazare Trophy matches,” BCCI secretary Sanjay Jagdale said in a release.

The BCCI’s disciplinary committee is still investigating the incident when Praveen, while playing for ONGC, abused Income Tax batsman Ajit Argal after bowling a short-pitched delivery. The incident prompted the umpires to bring the to the notice of match referee Dhananjay Singh. 

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