2 Feb 2009

Yuvraj not guilty of dissent

7:17 pm on 2 February 2009

The Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh has been found not guilty of breaching the International

Cricket Council (ICC) Code of Conduct following a hearing in Colombo.

Yuvraj had been charged under Level 1.3 of the code, which refers to "showing dissent at an umpire's decision".

But at the hearing, Chris Broad of the Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees cleared him of the charge.

The charge related to an incident that took place after the first ball of the 33rd over of the second one day international of the current series between Sri Lanka and India when Yuvraj was given out lbw.