| James Pattinson has been handed one match suspension in Sheffield Shield(Twitter)
James Pattinson has been handed one match suspension in Sheffield Shield(Twitter)

James Pattinson, former Australia Test pacer, has been suspended by Cricket Australia following an “unusual” outburst during a Sheffield Shield clash against New South Wales at the MCG.

James Pattinson has been found guilty of a Level 2 offense under the Cricket Australia Code of Conduct. The pacer was charged and found guilty under Article 2.7 of the Code for throwing a ball at or near a player in an inappropriate and/or dangerous manner during a match.
James Pattinson
James Pattinson

James Pattinson Fined 100% Of His Match Fee Besides Being Ineligible To Play For Next Match

James Pattinson was fined 100% of his match fee for the Marsh Sheffield Shield match between Victoria, and New South Wales held on November 5-8, 2021. He also received one suspension point and will be ineligible for selection in the Victoria v New South Wales Marsh One-Day Cup match on November 12. James Pattinson has the right to appeal the decision.

“He’s a fiery boy, old Patto,” Victorian captain Peter Handscomb said after the game.

“We had a little quiet chat, the umpires and myself, just to see what they were thinking, but we’ll move on.”

James Pattinson
James Pattinson. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The pacer has received a one-match ban for breaching Cricket Australia’s code of conduct during the Victoria vs New South Wales match at Melbourne Cricket Ground.

James Pattinson Threw The Ball Towards Daniel Hughes, Which Hit His Calf

During the Sheffield Shield match between the two teams, James Pattinson fielded the ball on follow through and threw it towards the batter – Daniel Hughes. However, the New South Wales skipper didn’t leave the crease to take a run, and the pacer’s throw hit his calf. The pacer and immediately apologized for his actions, but Daniel Hughes was not happy with that and threw his helmet in pain and frustration.

Daniel Hughes and James Pattinson (Pic source: Twitter)
Daniel Hughes and James Pattinson (Pic source: Twitter)

James Pattinson, who has announced retirement from international cricket, was charged with code of conduct breaches in the last four seasons for the fourth time.

New South Wales won the toss and decided to bowl first. Victoria opener Nic Maddison scored 128 off 206 balls and took his side to 313/9. In reply, New South Wales got bundled out for a paltry 140. Daniel Hughes showed spine to the Victoria bowling attack and made his half-century in the second leg of the 1st innings.

In the 2nd essay, Victoria made 248 runs and set a big total of 442 for New South Wales. Victoria bowlers humiliated New South Wales’ batting line-up, restricting them to 247, and won the match by 174 runs.