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Salt on wounds for Virat Kohli! Star fined 50% match fee after kicking dustbin during KKR vs RCB

Salt on wounds for Virat Kohli! Star fined 50% match fee after kicking dustbin during KKR vs RCB

Virat Kohli was given out after being caught and bowled off a delivery that looked like it was above the waist height, during KKR vs RCB

Royal Challengers Bengaluru star Virat Kolhi has been fined 50% of his match fees. The batter has been penalized for breaching the Code of Conduct during KKR vs RCB match on Sunday at the Eden Gardens. Kohli was seen arguing with the umpires over his dismissal and was also seen knocking down a dustbin as he reached the team dugout after the controversial DRS call.

Virat Kohli fined!

As per Cricbuzz, Kohli has been sanctioned for his outburst against the umpire at the game for making his displeasure known about his dismissal during RCB’s chase

The RCB opener was given out after being caught and bowled off a delivery that looked like it was above the waist height. On reviewing the decision, ball-tracking showed that the delivery would have been below waist height had he maintained his original stance.

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Kohli walked off the pitch after having an animated conversation with the umpires. Nothing seemed to cool the batting maestro down as he was seen shaking his head even after reaching the team dug out. Virat was dismissed by Harshit Rana for just 18 runs off 7 deliveries.

As per the review, the ball was bowled at a height of 0.92m while Kohli’s waist height, as per the technology, is measured 1.04m. Thus, when the decision was reviewed, the third umpire judged it as out.

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