Zimbabwe’s failure to keep its cricket free from government interference has resulted in it being suspended by International Cricket Council (ICC).
Social media was flooded with birthday wishes from fans, cricketers and other sports personalities to wish Dhoni on his birthday.
It was the second such incident at the event in England and Wales, after a banner was flown over the same ground in Leeds during last week's match between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Chennai Super King captain MS Dhoni admitted to the Level 2 offence 2.20 of the IPL's Code of Conduct and accepted the sanction.
The ICC has charged former Sri Lanka fast bowler Dilhara Lokuhettige for breaching its three anti-corruption codes.
The 38-year-old Lokuhettige was provisionally suspended by the ICC in November
All-rounder Theunissen-Fourie, 25, represented South Africa in four internationals — three ODIs and one Twenty20 — and was part of the 2013 World Cup squad.
Sarfraz said he would prefer his side to go into the tournament under the radar. "Look, when we go as favourites, then it's a problem, but if we go as underdogs then other teams feel the danger, so I think being underdogs is good for us and eases the pressure," Sarfraz told a press conference in Lahore before they depart for England and Wales on Tuesday.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had defended Dhoni after he sported a dagger logo on his green gloves in India's win over South Africa on Wednesday.
NOTTINGHAM: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday defended not scheduling reserve days for group matches at the rain-marred World Cup and blamed the disruptions on “extremely unseasonable weather”. A record three matches have already been either abandoned or called off in the weather-hit