No action against Kohli, Smith on DRS issue: ICC

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Reddit
  • Flipboard
  • Email
  • WhatsApp

New Delhi : The ICC made it clear that it will not take any action against Steven Smith and Virat Kohli over the DRS call as no charges are laid against the two skippers.

The controversy of the DRS call between Smith and Kohli escalated after both BCCI and CA jumped into it defending their skippers.  

 “The ICC has confirmed that no charges have been laid against any player under the ICC Code of Conduct following the second Test match between India and Australia in Bengaluru,” the ICC said in a statement.

It added, “Specifically in relation to Steve Smith and Virat Kohli, the ICC has considered both incidents in the context of this match and concluded it will be taking no further action against either player.”

ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said: “We have just witnessed a magnificent game of Test cricket where players from both teams gave their all and emotions were running high during and after the match.