Chennai: Chennai Super Kings spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Sunday was fined five per cent of his match fee for violating the IPL code of conduct during the clash with Kings XI Punjab here on Saturday.
Ashwin was charged with a Level 1 offence of showing dissent at an umpire's decision (Article 2.1.3) in the match at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. Ashwin admitted the offence and accepted the sanction.
In accordance with the IPL Code of Conduct and being a Level 1 breach, the Match Referee's decision is final and binding.(This story has not been edited by News18 staff and is published from a syndicated news agency feed - IANS)