The Kolkata Knight Riders have been fined after they maintained a sluggish over fee throughout their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 match towards Mumbai Indians on the Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi on Thursday.
An announcement by the IPL learn, “Because it was the group’s second offence of the season beneath the IPL’s Code of Conduct referring to minimal over fee offences, Kolkata Knight Riders captain Eoin Morgan was fined Rs 24 lakhs.”
The remainder of the members of the taking part in XI have been every fined lesser of both Rs 6 lakhs or 25 % of their particular person match price.
Within the match, Rahul Tripathi and Venkatesh Iyer struck fluent half-centuries to information KKR to a cushty seven-wicket win over defending champions Mumbai Indians.
Chasing 156, KKR produced a strong batting effort with Tripathi (74 not out off 42 balls) and Iyer (53 off 30 balls) placing on 88 runs for the second wicket to take the aspect dwelling in 15.1 overs. Jasprit Bumrah picked up all of the three wickets for MI, giving freely 43 runs from his 4 overs.
Just a few days in the past, Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson was additionally fined after his group maintained a sluggish over fee throughout their match towards Punjab Kings on the Dubai Worldwide Stadium.
In keeping with an IPL official assertion, “It was his group’s first offence of the season beneath the IPL’s Code of Conduct referring to minimal over fee offences, Samson was fined Rs 12 lakh.”