Indians captain Rohit Sharma has been fined 15 percent of his match fee for a Code of Conduct violation during their IPL match against Kolkata Knight Riders hit the stumps with his bat at the non-striker’s end which resulted in dropping of bails and he also talked to the umpire for a brief time.
He was given out leg before wicket in the fourth over of Mumbai’s run chase, hit the stumps with his bat after being adjudged. He has been charged under Level 1 of 2.2 of the IPL’s Code of Conduct.
IPL made a statement in which it said that Rohit Sharma has accepted the sanction. Mumbai lost the match by 34 runs despite Hardik Pandya’s blistering knock of 91 for which he played only 34 balls.
The teams are working hard to enter the playoffs and as of now, only CSK has confirmed its place in the knockout stage.