IPL 2022
Dinesh Karthik Gets Reprimanded For His Behavior On The Field
By CricShots - May 27, 2022 2:55 pm
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The new entrants, Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) registered a loss by 14 runs against horns with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the eliminator of the playoffs of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. However, after the game, RCB wicket-keeper batter, Dinesh Karthik was reprimanded for using foul language in the first innings.

dinesh karthik
Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik has been reprimanded for breaching Level 1 offense under Article 2.3 of IPL Code of Conduct during their Eliminator match against Lucknow Super Giants. Karthik was seen showing frustration at himself during the last over of the first innings and he vented out while looking at the umpire and that could possibly be the reason behind him receiving the sanctions. He has also acknowledged his mistake.

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As per the reports of InsideSport, the official report read: “Mr. Karthik admitted to the Level 1 offence under Article 2.3 of the IPL Code of Conduct and accepted the sanction”. For Level 1 breaches of the Code of Conduct, the Match Referee’s decision is final and binding.

Talking about the game, LSG skipper, KL Rahul decided to bowl first. While RCB made one change as Mohammed Siraj replaced Siddharth Kaul, LSG made a couple of changes as K Gowtham and Jason Holder made way for Krunal Pandya and Dushmantha Chameera, Rajat Patidar was in sublime touch as he remained unbeaten on 112 off 54 balls to help RCB pile up 207/4.

Patidar was ably supported by Dinesh Karthik, who remained unbeaten on 37 off 23 balls. During the 16th over, Rajat Patidar hit Ravi Bishnoi with three superb sixes.  Rajat Patidar laced his innings with 12 fours and seven sixes in his stupendous knock, while Karthik hit five fours and one six. They helped RCB to reach a huge score of 208 in their quota of 20 overs.

Dinesh Karthik
Dinesh Karthik

The LSG openers came out to chase the score but they were an early jolted as Quinton de Kock was dismissed for 6 from 5 balls. However, captain KL Rahul anchored one end as he was joined by Deepak Hooda.

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KL Rahul and Deepak Hooda tried to fight back but it proved to be too much for the LSG batters as Harshal Patel and Josh Hazelwood bowled beautifully in the death overs to seal the deal for their side. In the 19th over of the chase, Hazlewood crashed all the hopes of LSG when he dismissed KL Rahul and Krunal Pandya on back-to-back deliveries. Eventually, LSG only managed to reach the score of 193/6 and lost the game by 14 runs.