Kohli receives demerit point for 'inappropriate physical contact'



Author 2019-09-30 23:33:08

The India captain Virat Kohli, has got official warning while a demerit point has been posted to his disciplinary record for "inappropriate physical contact" during the third T20I against South Africa in Bengaluru.

This incident has happened during the fifth over when India were batting, with Kohli making shoulder contact with South Africa Cricketer Beuran Hendricks while taking a run.

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Kohli was got guilty of a Level 1 of the Article 2.12 for the ICC code of conduct - "Inappropriate physical contact with a Player, Player Support Personnel, Umpire, Match Referee or any other person (including a spectator) during an International Match."

Kohli now has three demerit points since the introduction of the revised code of conduct in September 2016 and having received one during the Test series against South Africa in January last year followed by one against Afghanistan in the World Cup match in June.


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