Rohit Sharma reprimanded for kicking the stumps

May 10, 2012, 20:18 IST | IANS

Mumbai Indians' Rohit Sharma has been reprimanded for breaching the IPL code of conduct during his team's match against Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Mumbai Indians' star batsman Rohit Sharma has been reprimanded for breaching the Indian Premier League (IPL) code of conduct.

The official warning was given after Mumbai Indians' match against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Wednesday at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, in which Bangalore, courtesy a whirlwind innings from West Indian Chris Gayle, won by nine wickets.

Sharma admitted to have breached Level 1 offence (Article 2.1.2) of kicking the stumps at the end of the match. Mumbai find themselves with 14 points after 12 games and are placed third in the table.

For Level 1 breaches of the IPL code of conduct, the match referee's decision is final and binding. 

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