KKR Star Harshit Rana Handed Stern Penalty For IPL Code Of Conduct Breach In Match Against SRH


Kolkata Knight Riders star Harshit Rana has been handed a severe punishment for breaching the code of conduct in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Saturday. It is being said that this penalty has been imposed on the KKR fast bowler for dismissing SRH star Mayank Agarwal and Heinrich Klaasen. The young Knight Riders fast bowler emerged as a match-winner against Sunrisers, especially with his final over performance. But, many were disappointed by his conduct, as the IPL deducted 60 percent of his match fees.

Kolkata Knight Riders bowler Harshit Rana was fined a total of 60 per cent of his match fee for violating the IPL code of conduct during his team's Tata Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 match against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on March 23. Has gone.

“Rana committed two Level 1 offenses under Article 2.5 of the IPL Code of Conduct. He was fined 10 per cent and 50 per cent of his match fee for two related offences. Rana admitted two offenses and the match referee Sanction accepted. In case of violation of the code of conduct for the level, the decision of the match referee is final and binding,” an IPL release said.

Harshit managed to restrict SRH by defending 13 runs in the last over and KKR won by 4 runs.

Despite an all-round performance from Andre Russell, KKR were almost crushed by Heinrich Klaasen's one-man-show before Harshit defended 13 runs in the final over.

After the match, KKR captain Shreyas Iyer said in the post-match presentation, “My stomach started churning right from the 17th over. I felt that anything could happen in the last over. They needed 13 runs and we had more runs.” Were not.” Experienced bowler. But I had confidence in him (Harshit), and I told him to support himself and no matter what happens. He was a little nervous coming in, and I just looked him in the eyes and told him 'This is your moment, buddy.' Told them to support themselves no matter what happens in the game.

Later, talking about the performances of Russell and Sunil Narine, Narine said about not hitting any boundaries in his spell, “He has such experience. It is great to see Andre perform with bat and ball, And even Sunny (Narine) was brilliant.” ball. “He’s great to be around.”

Iyer concluded, “When you start with a win it always gives you motivation. This game teaches us a lot, we will learn a lot from this ground. I think fielding is one area we need to improve.” Need to.”

with ANI input

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