Rishabh Pant and entire Delhi Capitals team fined by BCCI for code of conduct violation


Rishabh Pant and entire Delhi Capitals team fined by BCCI for code of conduct violation

Rishabh Pant vs Delhi Capitals© BCCI/Sportzpics

Delhi Capitals (DC) skipper Rishabh Pant was fined for maintaining a slow over rate during his team’s Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday . The Delhi-based franchise suffered a massive 106-run defeat against Knight Riders at the Dr. YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium. After the defeat, DC stood at ninth place in the IPL 2024 table with 2 points.

The IPL released a statement saying that the DC skipper was fined after his team maintained a slow over rate against Kolkata.

“Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant was fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 match against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Cricket Stadium Dr. YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA, Visakhapatnam on April 3,” the IPL said.

He added that Pant was fined Rs 24 lakhs as it was his team’s second offense of the season under the league’s code of conduct.

The statement added that apart from the skipper, other players of the Delhi-based franchise, including the impact player, were also fined Rs 6 lakhs, which is 25 per cent of their respective match fees .

“As this was his team’s second offense of the season under the IPL’s code of conduct relating to minimum offenses of overcharging, Pant was fined INR 24 lakhs. The rest of the members of the Playing XI, including the impact player, have each been individually fined INR 6 lakhs or 25 percent of their respective match fees, whichever is less,” he said. -he adds.

To sum up the match, KKR’s target of 273 proved too high for DC as they gave in to pressure and ended up suffering a 106-run defeat.

The pace duo of Mitchell Starc and Vaibhav Arora bagged two wickets each to reduce DC to 33/4 in the powerplay.

These early knocks derailed DC’s approach to reaching the massive total, which became more difficult with each delivery.

Ultimately, the required pace proved too high as they ended up suffering a 106-point loss.

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