SPORTS DAY: Fine way to end Philander’s final Test

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SPORTS DAY: Fine way to end Philander’s final Test

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Philander fined in last Test for Buttler sendoff

SA opening bowler Vernon Philander, who is playing in his final Test, has been fined 15% of his match fee after a sendoff of England batsman Jos Buttler during the second day of the fourth Test at the Wanderers Stadium. The International Cricket Council announced on Sunday that Philander had been found guilty of a level one offence for “using language, actions or gestures which disparage or which could provoke an aggressive reaction from a batter upon his/her dismissal in an international match”. Buttler was fined 15% of his match fee after the second Test in Cape Town where he was caught on camera swearing at Philander...

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