Warner escapes ban for De Kock confrontation
David Warner has accepted a level two charge against him from the ICC and been fined 75 per cent of his match fee, but has escaped a ban for his part in the stairwell confrontation with Proteas wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock during the first Test in Durban.
Warner, who is Australia’s vice-captain, was also hit with three demerit points, which means if he incurs one more he will face a suspension.
In the video clip, Warner can be seen having to be restrained by teammates as he tries to have a go at De Kock for something the South Africa player allegedley told him of a personal nature.
De Kock, meanwhile, faced a level one charge for thesame incident but has contested it with his hearing set to take place in Port Elizabeth on Wedneday evening.
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