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Ravindra Jadeja's epic reply to ICC's one-Test ban: 'Hum sharif kya hue, puri duniya badmaash ho gayi'

Ravindra Jadeja was suspended from India's 3rd Test against Sri Lanka throwing the ball at a Sri Lanka batsman during the Colombo Test.
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Written by: India TV Sports Desk Colombo August 08, 2017 8:42 IST

Ravindra Jadeja, who has been suspended for one Test after throwing the ball at a Sri Lanka batsman during his player-of-the-match performance in India's series-clinching win on the weekend, responded to the International Cricket Council's (ICC) decision in an epic manner.

Jadeja fielded the ball off his own bowling on day three and threw it back at Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne in what umpires deemed to be a dangerous manner.

The ICC said because of a previous breach of the players' code of conduct in a match against New Zealand last year, Jadeja was suspended for the third Test, which starts Saturday, and fined 50 percent of his match fee.

After his suspension, Jadeja took to Twitter and took a rather sarcastic dig at the ICC. Jadeja chose a popular dialogue from Bollywood movie "Dilwale" which had superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol.

Jadeja played an important role in India's win in Colombo, picking up a five-wicket haul in the second innings after scoring an unbeaten 70 with the bat. He is likely to be replaced for the third Test at Kandy by left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav.


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