Following Harmanpreet Kaur's punishment for the Dhaka fall up, BCCI Secretary Jay Shah announces Laxman and Roger Binny's involvement.

The Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur was given a two-match ban by the International Cricket Council on Tuesday, three days after the completion of the ODI series in Dhaka, for breaking the rule of Conduct once during the series finale on Saturday at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium. Veteran Indian players asked for "strict action" against Harmanpreet from the BCCI during the delay in the ICC issuing a comment on the event, and finally, on Thursday, board secretary Jay Shah broke their silence.

During the third game of the ICC Women's Championship series against Bangladesh, Harmanpreet received punishment for two different rules of Conduct violations. The 34-year-old Indian player was dismissed in the first game after being ruled to have been caught at slip during India's pursuit. She smashed the stumps in total rage. For the Level 2 violation, she was penalized 50% of her match money and given three points as a penalty.

She questioned the umpiring after the game and called it "pathetic," which led to her being ruled in violation of item 2.8 of the Rules of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which bans "showing dissent at an umpire's decision." For a Level 1 violation including publicly insulting the match official, Harmanpreet was fined 25% of her match fee and given one demerit point.

In an interview with the media on Friday, Shah discussed the BCCI's position on the incident in Dhaka and said that the organization will not try to get Harmanpreet's suspension lifted or eased now that the appeals period has expired.

He further said that, by board order, the unstable Harmanpreet will receive advice from legendary sports figures VVS Laxman and Roger Binny of the NCA and BCCI, respectively.

Due to the two-match ban, Harmanpreet will be unable to compete in the quarterfinal and semifinal matches at the 2023 Asian Games. She will thus have the opportunity to help India win the prized gold medal, but only if the team succeeds without her.

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