Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant fined for slow over-rate in IPL clash against Chennai Super Kings | Cricket News


New Delhi: Captain of Delhi Capitals Rishabh Pant He found himself on the wrong side of the Indian Premier League rules as he was fined for retaining slow over rate During his team's exciting match against Chennai Super Kings Visakhapatnam on Sunday.
Despite DC winning by 20 runs in a thrilling encounter, Pant's comeback score of 51 off 32 balls and a late cameo from CSK's MS Dhoni, scoring 37 not out off 16 balls grabbed the headlines during the match.

However, Pant's joy was cut short by the league's declaration of his guilt. The IPL issued a statement confirming Pant's breach of the code of conduct, which resulted in the DC captain being fined Rs 12 lakh. This penalty was imposed because it was his team's first offense of the season in relation to minimum over-rate offences.

“Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 match against Chennai Super Kings at the Dr. YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam on March 31. has been applied. ,” read the official IPL statement.

Highlighting the severity of the fine, the statement clarified, “Since this was his team's first offense of the season under the IPL Code of Conduct relating to minimum over rate offences, Pant has been fined Rs 12 lakh.”
While DC celebrated their win on the field, Pant's fine was a reminder of the importance of following IPL rules, ensuring the smooth conduct of matches throughout the tournament.
(With inputs from ANI)

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