Ind Vs Eng: Virat Kohli Could Face A Ban For His Dissent Towards Umpire’s Decision During Chennai Test

The captain of the Indian cricket team Virat Kohli might face a ban for his argument with umpire Nitin Menon. Have a look at the details on the story here.

Sania Kader

February 19, 2021

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Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli might face a ban on a test match due to his argument with the umpire during the recent test match in Chennai. The India Vs England test cricket took a sharp turn when India won the second match of the series by 317 runs and balanced the series score effortlessly. At a certain point in the match, Virat Kohli flipped over the umpire for giving a verdict on a doubtful decision regarding an LBW wicket. He was seen having a heated argument with umpire Nitin Menon over the wicket which was also criticized by top players through social media platforms. The breach of code of conduct can lead to a test match ban or two one-day cricket ban or two international T20 matched ban.

Here is a look at the ZEE5 video with details related to Virat Kohli’s misbehaviour at the Chennai stadium:

Virat Kohli has lately been gearing up for the upcoming two matches of the India Vs England test series but he might get into trouble for his conduct in the last test match. In the previous match against England in the four-match series, Virat Kohli was seen having an argument with the umpire. In the last over of the innings, which was bowled by Akshar Patel, the ball hit the stumps but the umpire already took a decision and declared it a not out. Virat Kohli was quick to act up and ask the third umpire to review the situation. The review proved that the ball had hit the stumps but the wicket was not given due to the previous decision.

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Virat Kohli was seen walking up to the umpire and having a heated argument as he felt that the turn of events was unfair. The strong tone could land Virat Kohli in trouble as there are strict rules against such behaviour. According to the law unde3r Article 2.8 of the ICC Code, Virat Kohli could face a ban from one test cricket match for showing dissent against the umpire’s decision. Such a ban will adversely affect the team as they stand a good chance of winning this series.

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