5 Jan 2012

Indian player fined for abusive gesture

10:59 pm on 5 January 2012

The India batsman Virat Kohli has been fined 50 percent of his match fee after making an abusive gesture to spectators at the second cricket Test against Australia in Sydney.

Kohli was caught giving fans a one-fingered gesture during play on Wednesday.

Indian team management refused to discuss allegations by Kohli he was abused by sections of the SCG crowd and had made the gesture in response.