Calcutta: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma was reprimanded and slapped with a suspended fine of $1,000 for his involvement in an on-field altercation with Hardus Viljoen of Highveld Lions in their Champions League Twenty20 match in Jaipur.
According to organisers, Sharma breached the CLT20 Code of Conduct at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Friday.
“Sharma admitted to the Level 1 offence (Section 1ľA1) of conduct contrary to the spirit of the game,” the organisers said is a statement.
Viljoen, too, was reprimanded for breaching the Code of Conduct but was not fined.
Mumbai defeated Lions by seven wickets in a Group A match.