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

    first_imgVirat 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.4advertisementlast_img read more