WTARoyal Challengers Bangalore’s veteran all-rounder Shane Watson was reprimanded on Monday by the match referee for using language or a gesture which is deemed obscene, offensive or insulting during an Indian Premier League match against Delhi Daredevils here on Sunday.

“Mr. Watson admitted to the level 1 offence (Article 2.1.4 of the IPL Code of Conduct for Players and Team Officials) and accepted the sanction,” an IPL statement said on Monday.

“For Level 1 breaches of the IPL Code of Conduct, the Match Referee’s decision is final and binding.”

RCB won the match to qualify for the play-offs of the tournament.