IPL 2020: Tripathi reprimanded for breaching IPL’s code of conduct
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) opener Rahul Tripathi has been given an official reprimand for breaching Level 1 of the IPL Code of Conduct during the group stage match against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Sunday (October 19) in Abu Dhabi.
“Rahul Tripathi, the Kolkata Knight Riders batsman, has been reprimanded for breaching the Indian Premier League’s (IPL) Code of Conduct during his team’s match against Sunrisers Hyderabad at Abu Dhabi,”
IPL said in an official release.
“Tripathi admitted to the Level 1 offence 2.3 of the IPL’s Code of Conduct. For Level 1 breaches of the Code of Conduct, the Match Referee’s decision is final and binding,” it added.
KKR defeated SRH in Super Over in a nail-biting match. Both teams scored 163 in their allocated 20 overs, so the match went to Super Over. SRH scored just 2 runs in the Super Over because of KKR’s pacer Lockie Ferguson picked-up both the wickets in the over.
Chasing just 3 runs, KKR won comfortably with the help of captain Eoin Morgan and Dinesh Karthik. Kiwi fast-bowler Ferguson was adjusted man of the match because of his fierce bowling in the match. He got 3 wickets in the match conceding just 15 runs.
With the win, KKR have progressed further ahead for the play-off stage. They’re at 4th position with 10 points and SRH are at 5th position with 6 points.