Bairstow sanctioned for reaction to dismissal in T20 decider

England batsman Jonny Bairstow admitting to using an audible obscenity as he left the field at Eden Park after falling for 47.

England batsman Jonny Bairstow has been given one demerit point for using an audible obscenity after edging Jimmy Neesham behind for 47 in the tourist's run chase at Eden Park.

England batsman Jonny Bairstow has been given one demerit point for using an audible obscenity after edging Jimmy Neesham behind for 47 in the tourist's run chase at Eden Park.   -  Getty Images

Jonny Bairstow has been reprimanded by the ICC for his reaction to being dismissed in England's series-clinching Twenty20 International win over New Zealand on Sunday.

Bairstow has been given one demerit point for using an audible obscenity after edging Jimmy Neesham behind for 47 in the tourist's run chase at Eden Park.

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The batsman admitted breaching 2.3 of the ICC Code of Conduct as he left the field in Auckland.

England won the series 3-2 after coming out on top in another Super Over thriller.

Bairstow was, last week, called up to the Test squad as cover for Joe Denly, who is nursing an ankle injury.