Lucknow Super Titans (LSG) team coach Gautam Gambhir and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) batter Virat Kohli have fined 100 percent of their match figure. This is for violating the IPL law of Conduct. Both got involved in yet another important hassle and had a go at each other post-match as well. The match was at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow.
As per the BCCI statement, both Gambhir and Kohli have admitted to the position 2 offense under Composition 2.21 of the IPL Code of Conduct. It was not the first heated case involving Kohli and Gambhir in the IPL moreover. They had played in 2013 during an RCB-KKR match when Gambhir captained KKR’s team. It all started when the LSG bowler Naveen- ul- Haq and Kohli changed their words in the post-match handshake.
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Later, LSG nature Kyle Mayers seen having a word with Kohli and Gambhir intruded by pulling nature down. Kohli sounded to be trying to pacify Gambhir with his hand on Gambhir’s shoulder. But the discussion soon took an unattractive turn. Kohli and Gambhir had seen swapping words and had to split out by the two sets of players.
LSG bowler Naveen- ul- Haq has been fined 50 percent of his match freights for violating the IPL Code of Conduct. The left-arm attachment has admitted to the position 1 offense.
RCB read a slow pitch impeccably and successfully defended 126 runs against LSG. Bangalore’s 126- 9 looked under par at the halfway mark. But Lucknow’s counter-charge did not work on a tricky home track and it was sailed out for 108 in the final over. Read Also: List of Highest Scores in IPL History (2008-2023)
Lucknow suffered a blow when captain KL Rahul went off the field in pain in only the alternate over of the game while clinging to his right ham.
Rahul did not appear again until the fall of his team’s ninth gate. He faced three balls but could not get off the mark before Bangalore wrapped up a satisfying palm.