Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli has been found guilty of violating ICC Code of Conduct in the World Cup issued in England. As a result of this violation, ICC has imposed a fine on Kohli. The ICC issued a statement and confirmed the fine imposed on Kohli. ICC says Kohli has been found guilty of level-1 for violation of code of conduct. Kohli was playing World Cup 2019 against Afghanistan Cricket team on Saturday.
According to the ICC statement, Kohli went to the umpire Aleem Dar in the 29th over of Afghans innings and appealed aggressively and wrongfully for lbw. Kohli has accepted his mistake and has also accepted the penalty. For this reason, there was no need for further hearing on this matter. India won the match by 11 runs. According to the ICC, making unnecessary appeals in any international match is a violation of the rule. Due to this violation, Virat Kohli has been fined 25 per cent of the match fee.