Fierce fight between Kohli, Gambhir and Naveen-ul-Haq, BCCI took action, know what was the punishment?
Taking action on this matter, BCCI has fined Virat Kohli and Lucknow Super Giants mentor Gautam Gambhir 100 percent match fee. While punishing Afghanistan’s Naveen-ul-Haq, the board imposed a fine of 50 percent of his match fee on him.
Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir have once again engaged in a tussle on the field. In IPL 2023, on Monday, Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Lucknow Super Giants at the Ekana Stadium. After this match, there was a fierce dispute between Kohli and Gambhir. But this controversy started with Afghan player Naveen-ul-Haq, who had an altercation with Virat during the match itself. BCCI has punished these three players for violating the code of conduct of IPL.
Taking action on this matter, BCCI has fined Virat Kohli and Lucknow Super Giants mentor Gautam Gambhir 100 percent match fee. Apart from this, according to the information of the reports, while punishing Afghanistan’s Naveen-ul-Haq, the board fined him 50 percent of the match fee.
What happened during the match?
At the time of Lucknow’s batting when Mohammad Siraj was throwing the 17th over of the innings. There was an argument between Siraj and Naveen in this over. After the end of the over, Siraj forcefully hit the ball on the stump despite Naveen reaching it. From there the talk increased, then Virat Kohli also jumped into the matter. After this Naveen said something to Siraj. Then there was an argument between Kohli and Naveen and Amit Mishra came to the rescue, but both of them also got into an argument which was seen to be resolved by the umpire. After this, Kohli started talking to the umpire and kept his side.
Seeing Kohli, it seems that he is saying to the umpires ‘Don’t say anything to me, go and tell him’. After this Naveen turns and starts staring at Kohli. Kohli also stares at him. This entire video is going viral on social media.
The ruckus continued even after the match was over
Both the teams were shaking hands after the match was over. Kohli was also shaking hands with other players of Lucknow. Kohli and Gambhir shook hands and during this Gambhir looked angry. He even said something angrily after shaking hands with the umpires. After this, Kohli shook hands with Naveen-ul-Haq and went ahead saying something. Naveen retorted. Kohli also replied and Naveen turned around and came towards Kohli. Meanwhile, Glenn Maxwell separated Naveen and Kohli went ahead.
Meanwhile, Gambhir’s entry was done again. Then Kohli went ahead and started talking with Du Plessis. During this, he was talking to Gambhir from a distance and making some gestures. Gambhir was also answering his words. Gambhir looked very angry during this. KL Rahul tried to stop him.
Significantly, in this low-scoring match, RCB defeated Lucknow Super Giants by 18 runs. Playing first, RCB scored 126 runs losing 9 wickets in 20 overs. In reply, the entire team of Lucknow got reduced to 108 runs in 19.5 overs. This was Lucknow’s fourth defeat this season, while RCB got their fifth win.