Sunrisers Hyderabad wicketkeeper-batsman Heinrich Klaasen was fined 10 percent of his match fee for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct during his side’s seven wicket defeat to Lucknow Super Giants here on Saturday.
The South African, who scored the most with a 29-ball 47 to take his total to 182/6, had a lively chat with the leg umpire. He also expressed his dissatisfaction while talking to the announcers.
“Klaasen admitted to the Level 1 Offense under Article 2.7 which provides for the use of public criticism/inappropriate comments in the IPL Code of Conduct,” IPL said in a statement.
avesh khan he fired a full shot from waist high to abdul samad but leg umpire Akshay Totre did not call it a no-ball.
SRH called for a DRS but to their horror TV umpire Yeshwant Barde also ruled in favor of the bowling team.
Unruly behavior from the crowd followed the incident as Klaasen criticized him at the mid-inning break.
“Disappointed in the crowd to be honest that’s not what you want. That also broke the momentum, not much officiating either,” Klaasen said.
Lucknow Supergiantsveteran indian spinner Amit Mishra he was also reprimanded for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct.
“The person who spun the legs admitted to committing a level 1 offense under Article 2.2 of the IPL Code of Conduct, which provides for abuse of the team during the match. Mishra accepted the sanction.”
For Level 1 violations of the Code of Conduct, the match referee’s decision is final and binding, the statement added.