Ajinkya Rahane fined for slow-over rate against MI

As it was his team's first offence of the season under the IPL's Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, Mr. Rahane was fined Rs 12 lakh.

By Author  |  Published: 14th May 2018  2:46 pm
Ajinkya Rahane
File photo of Rajasthan Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane

Mumbai: Rajasthan Royals skipper Ajinkya Rahane has been fined Rs 12 lakh after his team maintained slow-over rate during their Indian Premier League match against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium here.

Last night, the Rahane-led side outclassed the depending champions Mumbai Indians by seven wickets, courtesy a whirlwind unbeaten 94 by opener Jos Buttler who stuck his fifth consecutive fifty in the tournament.

“Rajasthan Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane has been fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their IPL match against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on May 13,” an IPL release said on Monday.

“As it was his team’s first offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, Mr. Rahane was fined Rs 12 lakh,” the release said.

Rajasthan Royals will play Kolkata Knight Riders at Edens Gardens on Tuesday.