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Watch: Mitchell Johnson abuses, pushes Yusuf Pathan; gets smacked and fined 50 per cent match fees

Mitchell Johnson, Yusuf Pathan Exchange: Johnson has been handed a warning and docked 50 per cent of his match fees for involving in a heated argument with Bhilwara Kings' Yusuf Pathan

Kartik Mehindru Written By: Kartik Mehindru @mehindrukartik New Delhi Updated on: October 03, 2022 23:30 IST
Mitchell Johnson abused and pushed Yusuf Pathan.
Image Source : SCREEN GRAB Mitchell Johnson abused and pushed Yusuf Pathan.

Highlights

  • Pathan smacked Johnson for 6,4,6 before getting out in the same over.
  • Johnson can be seen pushing Yusuf away and abusing him.
  • The incident took place during the qualifier match between India Capitals and Bhilwara Kings.

Yusuf Pathan and  Mitchell Johnson were involved in a heated spat during the Legends League Cricket match between India Capitals and Bhilwara Kings. As soon as the over resumed, Pathan smacked Johnson for 6,4,6 before getting out in the same over. 

In the video, Johnson can be seen pushing Yusuf away and abusing him. Following the incident, Mitchell has been handed a warning and docked 50 per cent of his match fees for involving in a heated argument with Bhilwara Kings' Yusuf Pathan during a Legends League match here.

The incident took place during the qualifier match between India Capitals and Bhilwara Kings where Johnson got engaged in a verbal exchange with Bhilwara Kings' batter Pathan and was seen pushing the latter away before the umpires intervened on Sunday.

Following a detailed investigation of the incident, a disciplinary committee, headed by Legends League Cricket Commissioner Ravi Shastri, decided to punish the bowler and also send him an official warning.

Aiming to secure their berth in the final, Bhilwara Kings and Gujarat Giants will lock horns in the eliminator at the Barkatullah Khan Stadium in Jodhpur tonight.

India Capitals have already entered the final, which is scheduled to take place at Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Wednesday.

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