Jasprit Bumrah is currently one of the best bowlers for India. The star pacer has been in sensational form since his return from injury. The 30-year-old is currently playing in the 5-match Test series against England, he was the hero for India in the 2nd innings picking up 4 wickets on a difficult wicket with nothing to offer for the pacer. But the Men in Blue failed to chase 231 runs, as they were bowled out on 202 runs.
During the Test, something unusual happened Bumrah was handed an official reprimand by the Cricket Governing Body for breaching Level 1 of the Code of Conduct during the match in Hyderabad. Bumrah obstructed England batter Ollie Pope's path while running between the wickets, causing a collision. He accepted his misbehaviour and accepted the punishment claimed by Match Referee Richie Richardson from the Emirates Elite Panel of Match Referees.
The allegation against Bumrah was filed by the on-field officials Paul Reiffel and Chris Gaffaney, as well as third umpire Marais Erasmus and fourth official Rohan Pandit. As this was Bumrah's first violation in two years, he received an official reprimand and one demerit point was added to his record.
Inappropriate physical contact: Cricket Governing Body
The specific violation by Bumrah pertained to Article 2.12, which addresses "inappropriate physical contact with a Player, Player Support Personnel, Umpire, Match Referee or any other person (including a spectator) during an International Match."
According to the Code of Conduct for Players and Support Personnel, "the violation of Article 2.12 means, "Any form of inappropriate physical contact is prohibited in cricket. Without limitation, Players will breach this regulation if they deliberately, recklessly and/or negligently walk or run into or shoulder another Player or Umpire. When assessing the seriousness of the breach, the following factors (without limitation) shall be taken into account: (i) the context of the particular situation, including, without limitation, whether the contact was deliberate (i.e. intentional), reckless, negligent, and/or avoidable; (ii) the force of the contract; (iii) any resulting injury to the person with whom contact was made; and (iv) the person with whom contact was made."