Virat Kohli reprimanded after inappropriate physical contact with South Africa bowler Beuran Hendricks

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first_img India Today Web Desk New DelhiSeptember 23, 2019UPDATED: September 23, 2019 20:16 IST South Africa defeated India by 9 wickets in the 3rd T20I in Bengaluru. (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSVirat Kohli was warned by the ICC for inappropriate physical contact with a South African playerKohli was involved in a physical contact with Beuran HendricksSouth Africa defeated India by 9 wickets in 3rd T20I to level the series 1-1Virat Kohli was reprimanded and received one demerit point after he made physical contact with South Africa bowler Beuran Hendricks during the third and final T20 International in Bengaluru on Sunday.Virat Kohli, the India captain, was found to be guilty of a Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct. He has admitted to the offence.According to a release issued by the International Cricket Council, Kohli breached Article 2.12 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “Inappropriate physical contact with a Player, Player Support Personnel, Umpire, Match Referee or any other person (including a spectator) during an International Match.”This was Virat Kohli’s third offence since the demerit point system was introduced in 2016. He received one demerit point each during the Pretoria Test against South Africa on January 15, 2018 and against Afghanistan during a World Cup match on June 22, 2019.Virat Kohli had led India to a convincing victory in the second T20I against South Africa on September 18 after the first match was washed out. However, Kohli and other other Indian batsmen failed on Sunday as South Africa romped home to a 9-wicket victory.The 3-match T20I series was drawn 1-1 and India lost the chance to secure their first ever T20I series win over South Africa at home.Also Read | We are taking risks to find the best combination in T20 cricket: Virat KohliAlso Read | There was a miscommunication: Virat Kohli on Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer both coming out to bat at No.4advertisementFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow Virat KohliFollow India vs South Africa Next Virat Kohli reprimanded after inappropriate physical contact with South Africa bowler Beuran HendricksVirat Kohli was warned by the International Cricket Council after the India captain was involved in physical contact with South Africa bowler Beuran Hendricks. Kohli was also give a demerit point.advertisementlast_img

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