IPL 2019: Captain Rohit Sharma Fined For Breaking Code Of Conduct Against Kolkata Knight Riders

Rohit Sharma, the captain of the Mumbai Indians has been fined with 15 percent of his match earnings for breaching the VIVO IPL (Indian Premier League’s) Code of Conduct while playing against the Kolkata Knight Riders.

Umpire Nitin Menon gave an LBW to Rohit that came off the bowling of Harry Gurney, Rohit asked for a review of the LBW.

Eventually, the captain was not pleased with the decision of the empire and had a word with the umpire while he walked off the field. Mr. Sharma also knocked bails to express his disappointment.

A statement from the BCCI said, “Rohit Sharma, the Mumbai Indians batsman, and captain, was fined 15 percent of his match fees for breaching the VIVO Indian Premier League’s (IPL) Code of Conduct during his team’s match against Kolkata Knight Riders at Kolkata. Mr. Sharma admitted to the Level 1 offense 2.2 of the IPL’s Code of Conduct and accepted the sanction.”

The Mumbai Indians lost the match against the Kolkata Knight Riders, the Mumbai Indians played their last 2 games at their home-field against the Sunrisers and the KKR.

The Mumbai Indians need to win 1 game to ensure that they will be in the playoffs.

Captain Rohit Sharma said, “We kept losing wickets which could have added more pressure in the end. We just lost by 30 runs, if someone would have played a hand with him then you never know. In such a chase you have to believe in yourself. We needed partnerships and someone to support Hardik.”

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