Lasith Malinga © AFP
Lasith Malinga © AFP

Lasith Malinga of Mumbai Indians (MI) was on Sunday fined five percent of his match fee for breaching the Indian Premier League (IPL) Code of Conduct during the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. Mitchell McClenaghan asked Sachin Tendulkar for coaching lessons

According to a release from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), match referee Roshan Mahanama found Malinga guilty of the level 1 offence (Article 2.1.8) of conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game. For level 1 breaches of the IPL Code of Conduct, the match referee’s decision is final and binding. MI vs SRH, IPL 2015: Tom Moody slams poor batting by Hyderabad batsmen

MI take on Rajasthan Royals (RR) in their next game at Mumbai on May 1. MI won their previous game against SRH, whereas RR are coming off the back of defeats in their previous two games and will look to come out on top when they face MI in their next game.  MI vs SRH, IPL 2015: Rohit Sharma praises Malinga, McClenaghan after win