IPL 2021: CSK Skipper MS Dhoni fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over-rate Sangbad Pratidin

Published by: Sulaya Singha | Posted: April 11, 2021 9:38 am| Updated: April 11, 2021 9:38 am

News Daily Digital Desk: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) did not have a really good day on Saturday. This is the irritation of losing to Delhi in their first match. Like a poison on the knee, Captain Cool had to face a hefty fine at the end of the match.

Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings (CSK) failed to reach the play-offs for the first time last season. The performance of the team and the captain disappointed the fans. But the three-time champions are desperate to turn around on home soil this time. But Chennai did not start as expected. On the contrary, Rishabh Panth made his debut match memorable by defeating Dhoni. Coming back in a yellow jersey, Suresh Raina played a good innings but could not win the team. Dhoni could not open the run record with the bat. Delhi won by seven wickets. And at the end of the match, Mahi had to face a fine.

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Dhoni was fined Tk 12 lakh for slow over rate. According to the IPL Code of Conduct, the captain will have to count the amount if he does not finish the over on time. There will be a fine for the first mistake. However, if the mistake is repeated, the captain is also suspended from the match. A statement from the IPL said, “This is his (Dhoni’s) first mistake in the current IPL (IPL 2021). That is why he was fined only 12 lakh rupees. ”

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) wants a team to finish 20 overs in 90 minutes in the current tournament. But Chennai could not do that. Even with 6 balls left in the allotted 20 overs, Delhi Capitals pocketed the victory. In other words, Chennai bowled 16.4 overs in Wankhede on Saturday. Despite that, Dhoni had to face a fine.

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