Dhaka - Star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan
was handed a one-match ban on Friday over a double foul-mouthed outburst during
the on-going Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Twenty20 competition.
Shakib, who has a history of disciplinary
problems, was found guilty of uttering abusive language after dismissing Sylhet
Super Stars batsman Dilshan Munaweera while playing for his Rangpur Riders team
He was also convicted of directing
offensive and abusive language towards umpire Tanvir Ahmed in the 13th over of
Sylhet's innings when an appeal against rival batsman Mushfiqur Rahim was
Shakib, who was also fined around $250 on
Friday, was suspended by the Bangladesh Cricket Board for six months last year
for a "severe attitude problem" although the punishment was later
reduced after he apologised.
He also received a three-match ban in 2014
after making a lewd gesture towards a cameraman during a one-day international
against Sri Lanka.
The 28-year-old, who is the number one
all-rounder in Test and ODI rankings, was also fined 30 percent of his match
fee after a bust-up with Pakistani bowler Wahab Riaz during a Test match
earlier this year.
The third edition of the BPL began last
weekend, resuming after the 2013 competition was marred by a match-fixing