Mumbai Indians (MI) speedster Jasprit Bumrah and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) explosive batter Nitish Rana have been reprimanded for breaching the IPL code of conduct. Notably, both the players were part of the KKR vs MI clash in IPL 2022 at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Wednesday.
According to an official release from IPL, Rana was fined 10% of his match fee for a level 1 offence, and the cricketer admitted and accepted the sanctions.
“Nitish Rana from Kolkata Knight Riders has been reprimanded and fined 10 per cent of his match fee for breaching the TATA Indian Premier League’s (IPL) Code of Conduct during his team’s match against Mumbai Indians at Pune. Rana admitted to the Level 1 offence of the IPL Code of Conduct and accepted the sanction,” IPL said in a release.
Similarly, Bumrah was let off with a reprimand for breaking the code of conduct during the game. He was given a warning, but no financial penalty was given. Bumrah admitted the offence and accepted the sanction.
“Jasprit Bumrah from Mumbai Indians has been reprimanded for breaching the TATA Indian Premier League’s (IPL) Code of Conduct during his team’s match against Kolkata Knight Riders at Pune,” the release added.
When it comes to the match, MI posted 161/4 on the board in 20 overs, thanks to Suryakumar Yadav, who smashed a brilliant half-century. However, KKR chased down the target in just 16 overs, riding on the brilliant performance by Pat Cummins, who scored an unbeaten 56 off just 15 balls, ensuring a five-wicket win for the two-times champion.