Shane Warne banned, fined after ugly T20 bust-up with Marlon Samuels

Marlon Samuels was later forced to retire hurt when he top-edged a Lasith Malinga delivery into his eye. With blood gushing from his face, he needed hospital treatment.

updated: January 07, 2013 17:58 IST
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Melbourne: Australian star Shane Warne admitted on Monday that he went too far after being banned for one match and fined Aus$4,500 (US$4,700) for an ugly, foul-mouthed clash with West Indian Marlon Samuels.

The spin legend, captaining the Melbourne Stars against city rivals the Renegades in the domestic Big Bash tournament on Sunday, was furious that Samuels pulled back David Hussey when the batsman was turning for a second run.

Then when Samuels was batting later in the game, Warne confronted the West Indian with the words "F*** you, Marlon".

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