Quinton de Kock guilty of bringing game into disrepute

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South Africa's Quinton de Kock walks during a practice session prior to the first Test match between England and South Africa, at Lord's Cricket Ground in London on July 5, 2017.

South Africa's Quinton de Kock walks during a practice session prior to the first Test match between England and South Africa, at Lord's Cricket Ground in London on July 5, 2017.

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South Africa's Quinton de Kock walks during a practice session prior to the first Test match between England and South Africa, at Lord's Cricket Ground in London on July 5, 2017.

South Africa's Quinton de Kock walks during a practice session prior to the first Test match between England and South Africa, at Lord's Cricket Ground in London on July 5, 2017.

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock on Wednesday evening was found guilty of a level one breach of the ICC code of conduct for bringing the game into disrepute.

De Kock did not appeal the charge but attempted to reduce his sanction, in which he was unsuccessful.

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At the hearing, match referee Jeff Crowe found De Kock guilty and fined the player 25 percent of his match fee and the player was also given one demerit point.