Gambhir and Kohli fined for IPL breaches


Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir was fined 15% of his match fee for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct during the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Tuesday.

Gambhir admitted the Level 1 offence of abuse of cricket equipment or clothing, ground equipment or fixtures and fittings during a match.

Meanwhile, Virat Kohli, Royal Challengers Bangalore captain, was fined after the team maintained a slow over rate during the same match against Kolkata.

Since it was his second offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, Kohli was fined Rs 24 lakh, while the rest of the team was fined Rs 6 lakh each or 25% of their match fee.