Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir ipl 2023:- Indian cricketers Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir have been fine heavily for breaking IPL rules.
According to NDTV, former Indian cricket team captain and Royal Challengers Bangalore player Virat Kohli had an altercation and exchanged bitter words with Lucknow Supergiants coach Gautam Gambhir after the match on Monday.
Royal Challengers won the match at the Atal Behari Vajpayee Stadium in Lucknow despite a low score and its players were celebrating.
Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir ipl 2023
After the match, Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir shook hands and tried to appear calm, but it turned out to be the calm that precedes the storm.
Lucknow Supergiants batsman Kyle Myers came close to Virat Kohli and said something, at that moment Gautam Gambhir came and took Kyle Myers away but everyone had sensed something wrong.
Scenes from the videos can be seen as the altercations between the two started to escalate and some of the players move forward and away from each other.
Later, in a statement issued by the IPL administration, it was stated that Gautam Gambhir has been fined 100% of the match fee for violating the rules. Gautam Gambhir has admitted that he violated Article 21 of the Code of Conduct.
Similarly, Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman Virat Kohli has also been fined the full match fee and has also admit the violation.
Apart from this, Lucknow Supergiants bowler Naveen-ul-Haq has been fined 50% of the match fee and has also been charge with violating the rules. The IPL management and BCCI say they violated Article 21 of the IPL Code of Conduct.