Sports desk. On the third day of the second Test match of the four-Test series between India and England, Team India captain Virat Kohli was seen arguing with onfield umpire Nitin Menon. After taking the DRS against Joe Root, the third umpire ruled the umpires’ call and Root was given a life in this way. In fact, earlier in the second innings, Virat Kohli was given out in a similar way, on the kind of ball, Menon called Root notout. After the review of the third umpire’s decision after the review, Virat was seen arguing with the umpire, whose video was also widely shared on social media.
The debate between Virat and Menon was delayed. Resenting or arguing over the umpire’s decision is covered under Article 2.8 of the ICC Code of Conduct. For this, the player may be charged Level 1 or Level 2. For this, one to four demerit points can be added to the player’s account. If four demerit points are added to a player’s account within 24 months, he may have to face suspension for a Test, or two ODIs or two T20 Internationals.
Virat already has two demerit points in his account and if he gets two more demerit points, he can be suspended from a Test match. On the fourth day of the match, Team India won by 317 runs. The ICC has not yet sentenced Virat Kohli for this.