first_imgThe Indian cricket team did not let Stuart Broad off the hock easily when the Englishman walked out to bat on the fourth day of the third Test at Trent Bridge on Tuesday.On the second day, Broad had dismissed debutant Rishabh Pant for 24, after the wicket-keeper chopped one back onto his stumps. But then the veteran England bowler proceeded to give an unsportsmanlike send-off to the India newcomer.The hosts were being frustrated by the Indian batsmen after resuming the day at the overnight score of 307/6. It was in the fifth over and Broad’s second for the day.Trent Bridge Test: India on verge of victory after Bumrah’s 5-wicket haulAfter his dismissal Pant had hung his head low and was on his way back to the pavilion, when he was verbally charged by the bowler. Replays even suggested words abusive in nature were also used.Two innings later, England were tasked with chasing an improbable target of 521. India struck early on Day 4 as the hosts were reduced to 62/4 before the end of the first session.India vs England, 3rd Test, Day 4: HighlightsAfter the record 169-run stand between Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes came to an end, India had their tails up for a win. Jonny Bairstow came out to bat with an injured finger, but was sent back immediately for a duck.Jos Buttler, dropped on 1 by Rishabh Pant, slams maiden Test hundredIn walked Broad and the Indian fielders around the stumps turned up the volume to encourage the bowlers. India captain Virat Kohli was also in on the act and Broad was even heard saying, “that’s aggressive Virat.”advertisementJasprit Bumrah returns to Test cricket with 2nd successive 5-wicket haulBroad wasn’t at the crease for long even though he tried his level best to stave off the constant pressure from the Indian bowlers.Broad was sent back for 20 from 29 balls as Jasprit Bumrah completed his second five-wicket haul. An angled ball leaving the bat which Broad tried to chase but ended up edging straight to the welcoming hands of KL Rahul at second slip.What stood out the most was the silent send-off that the Indian team had for Broad. They had their man and that was it, no pleasantries required.India though failed to take the last wicket to wrap up the match and will be forced to walk out on to the field on Day 5 when England resume on 311/9.BREAKING: England’s @StuartBroad8 has been fined 15 percent of his match fee and received one demerit point after being found guilty of using aggressive language towards Rishabh Pant on day two of the third #ENGvIND Test. (@ICC) August 21, 2018Also read – India give it back to Stuart Broad for Rishabh Pant sendoffAfter the fourth day’s play however, Broad was fined 15 per cent of his match fee for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the second day of the third Test.Broad was found to have breached Article 2.1.7 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “using language, actions or gestures which disparage or which could provoke an aggressive reaction from a batsman upon his/her dismissal during an International Match”.In addition to this, one demerit point has been added to the disciplinary record of the fast bowler, for whom it was the first offence since the introduction of the revised Code in September 2016.last_img