IPL 2024: Rishabh Pant fined Rs 24 lakh for maintaining slow over rate for the second consecutive time

Apart from Pant, the players who were part of the playing 11 including the Impact player of Delhi Capitals have been fined 25 percent of the match fee.

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IPL 2024: Rishabh Pant fined Rs 24 lakh for maintaining slow over rate for the second consecutive time

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Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant has been fined Rs 24 lakh for maintaining a slow over rate for the second consecutive time in IPL 2024

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In this regard, IPL issued a statement saying, “Rishabh Pant, the Delhi Capitals captain, has been fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 match against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam on April 3. As it was his team's second offence of the season under the IPL's Code of Conduct relating to minimum over rate offences, Pant was fined ₹24 lakhs."

“The rest of the members of the Playing XI, including the Impact Player, were each individually fined either INR 6 lakhs or 25 per cent of their respective match fees, whichever is lesser." The statement added.

During the 16th match of the IPL 2024 against Kolkata Knight Riders in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday, Delhi Capitals were found guilty of having less overs than the stipulated time. Apart from Pant, the players who were part of the playing 11 including the Impact player of Delhi Capitals have been fined 25 percent of the match fee. Delhi Capitals also had a slow over-rate against CSK and was found guilty for the second time against KKR. 

In this match, Delhi Capitals had to suffer a huge defeat of 106 runs. In the first innings, KKR batted first and scored 272 runs losing 7 wickets in 20 overs. This was the second highest team score in the IPL 2024. In reply, Delhi Capitals team was all out for 166 runs in 17.2 overs and lost the match by 106 runs.

Pant on the verge of getting banned

Rishabh Pant is in danger of a one-match ban. If the Delhi Capitals team continues to maintain a slow over-rate in a match, it will be their third mistake and in such a case the captain will be banned for one match. It is noteworthy that Delhi Capitals team is at 9th position in the points table of IPL 2024 with three losses in 4 matches. 

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DC will play its next match against Mumbai Indians on April 7 at Wankhede Stadium. The Mumbai team is at the last position in the points table of IPL 2024, having lost its first three matches.

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