Gautam Gambhir reprimanded for Royals jibe
Delhi DareDevils skipper Gautam Gambhir has been reprimanded by the IPL after branding the Rajasthan Royals ‘ordinary’ during an interview at the post game presentation ceremony.
The IPL governing council found Gambhir guilty of a level 1 offence (section 2.1.7), which relates to "Public criticism of, or inappropriate comment in relation to an incident occurring in a Match or any Player, Team Official, Match Official or Team participating in any Match, irrespective of when such criticism or inappropriate is made."
During the interview after the DareDevils 67 run victory over the Royals Gambhir called Shane Warne’s side ‘ordinary’.
Gambhir pleaded guilty to the charge after he reported to the IPL governing council by Commissioner Lalit Modi after the game on Wednesday.