KXIP vs RR: Chris Gayle threw his bat in frustration after being dismissed on 99.© BCCI/IPL
The swashbuckling Chris Gayle has been fined 10 per cent of his match price for breaching the Indian Premier League’s code of conduct throughout Kings XI Punjab’s match towards Rajasthan Royals. The IPL didn’t specify the precise incident for which he was penalised however it’s understood the Jamaican was penalised for throwing his bat away in disgust after getting out for 99 on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Friday night time. The Kings XI Punjab batsman has admitted to the offence and accepted the sanction.
Requiring a run to finish his century, Gayle was cleaned up by a Jofra Archer yorker in KXIP’s final over and reacting to his dismissal, he tried to hit his bat on the bottom in frustration however the willow slipped from his hand and landed a couple of metres throughout the pitch.
“Chris Gayle, the Kings XI Punjab batsman, has been fined 10 % of his match-fee for breaching the Dream11 Indian Premier League’s (IPL) Code of Conduct throughout his workforce’s match towards Rajasthan Royals at Abu Dhabi,” the IPL stated in an announcement.
“Mr Gayle admitted to the Degree 1 offence 2.2 of the IPL’s Code of Conduct and accepted the sanction.
“For Degree 1 breaches of the Code of Conduct, the Match Referee’s choice is remaining and binding,” it added.
The 41-year-old smashed eight sixes and 6 fours on the way in which to turning into the primary participant to attain 1,000 maximums in T20 cricket.
Nevertheless, Gayle’s blazing effort went in useless as Rajasthan Royals secured a seven-wicket victory.
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