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Mickey Arthur given warning by ICC after confrontation with third umpire Joel Wilson

The incident occurred during play on the third day of the first Test between Pakistan and South Africa after the decision to give Dean Elgar out caught behind during South Africa's second innings was overturned...

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Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has been given an official warning and one demerit point by the ICC after showing dissent at a decision made by third umpire Joel Wilson during Pakistan's match against South Africa.

The incident occurred during play on the third day of the first Test between Pakistan and South Africa after the decision to give Dean Elgar out caught behind off Shaheen Shah Afridi during South Africa's second innings was overturned.

Wilson ruled that Azhar Ali had not taken a clean catch after reviewing video footage. Arthur entered the TV umpire's room, questioned the decision and then stormed out.

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Pakistan were left unimpressed by overturning of the decision

The Pakistan coach admitted the offence after the match and accepted the punishment handed down by match referee David Boon.

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed maintained, however, that Ali had taken a clean catch.

"I think he took a clear catch. If you talk about the other match, if you see the Kohli catch, you see a similar catch given," he was quoted as saying by ESPNCricinfo.

"If the on-field decision is out, I think it should have stayed that way. The umpire said the third umpire had a clearer view of it, so they gave it not-out, but if you compare situations, I think this was a clean catch."

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