Players should avoid such acts: Anurag Thakur on Gambhir-Tiwary spat

PTI
Published Oct 25, 2015, 10:20 pm IST
Updated Mar 27, 2019, 8:53 am IST
BCCI Secretary says he asked officials to look into the details of the incident
Stressing on the importance of clean cricket, BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur said incidents like the showdown between Gautam Gambhir and Manoj Tiwary in a Ranji Trophy match should not take place and promised corrective measures. (Photo: PTI)
 Stressing on the importance of clean cricket, BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur said incidents like the showdown between Gautam Gambhir and Manoj Tiwary in a Ranji Trophy match should not take place and promised corrective measures. (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: Stressing on the importance of clean cricket, BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur said incidents like the showdown between Gautam Gambhir and Manoj Tiwary in a Ranji Trophy match should not take place and promised corrective measures.

Gautam Gambhir fined 70 per cent, Manoj Tiwary docked 40 per cent of fees

 

"Incidents like this should not take place in any sports. Each and every player playing the game should avoid indulging in such kind of acts. I had a word with game officials and asked them to look into the details of the incident," said Thakur on the sidelines of a match played between Parliamentarians and Celebrities.

"All corrective measures will be taken on the cricketers," he added.

Ugly scene at Feroz Shah Kotla as Gautam Gambhir, Manoj Tiwary nearly exchange blows

Delhi Captain Gautam Gambhir had a heated exchange of words with his Bengal counterpart Manoj Tiwary during their Ranji match yesterday. The umpire had to step in to pacify the players.

 

Gambhir was fined 70 percent of his match fees while Tiwary copped a penalty of 40 percent for the altercation during the third day of play.

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