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Ponting fined for showing dissent

June 28, 2008 16:56 IST

Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has been fined 30 percent of his match fee for dissent during Friday's second one-dayer win over hosts West Indies.

An International Cricket Council (ICC) statement said Ponting appeared to make a comment to the umpire after he had turned down a caught-behind appeal against Patrick Browne.

Although Ponting pleaded not guilty at the post-match hearing, ICC match referee Roshan Mahanama punished the player after viewing video footage of the incident.

Australia won the rain-hit game in Grenada by 63 runs, taking a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.

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