Virat Kohli Fined 25 Percent of Match Fee for excessive Appealing Against Afghanistan

June 23

The Indian skipper Virat Kohli has been fined 25 percent of his match fee for excessive appealing to field umpire, Aleem Dar, in an LBW decision during a match against Afghanistan on Saturday in the ongoing ICC world cup.

Kohli was found guilty of breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the 28th match of the World Cup 2019 in The Rose Bowl, Southampton.

The incident happened in the 29th over of the Afghanistan innings (2nd innings) when Mr. Kohli advanced towards umpire Aleem Dar in an aggressive way when appealing an LBW decision.

According to a press release of ICC, “Kohli was found to have breached Article 2.1 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “Excessive appealing during an International Match.”

Meanwhile, the Indian Skipper Kohli accepted the sanction from match referee Chris Broad.