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IPL 2023: Virat Kohli, Gautam Gambhir and Naveen ul Haq punished after the heated altercation in Lucknow

Virat Kohli, the previous Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain, and Gautam Gambhir, Lucknow Tremendous Giants’ (LSG) mentor, have been fined 100% of their match charges for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct. Each gamers have admitted the Degree 2 offence underneath Article 2.21 of the IPL Code of Conduct. Moreover, LSG bowler Naveen-ul-Haq has been fined 50% of his match charges for a Degree 1 offence, following a verbal altercation with Kohli throughout the seventeenth over of Lucknow’s run-chase.

Kohli was concerned in a heated alternate of phrases with Gambhir after the match. LSG captain KL Rahul tried to tug Gambhir away from Kohli, however they nonetheless managed to get inside touching distance of one another. Kohli tried to calm Gambhir with some phrases, however Gambhir remained agitated. RCB skipper Faf du Plessis then intervened to attempt to management the scenario.

In the meantime, RCB director of operations Mike Hesson has admitted that among the needle stemmed from the 2 groups’ first assembly on the ongoing IPL. “I assume after the final match on the Chinnaswamy, the place we misplaced off the final ball, it all the time felt like we have been actually determined to get this one. So I feel you most likely noticed a little bit little bit of that boil over tonight,” Hesson was quoted saying within the post-match interview.

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