Mahindra Singh Dhoni Fined Rs 12 Lakh For Slow Run Rate
Chennai Super Kings lost by 6 wickets in the second match of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League against the Delhi Capitals on Saturday night (April 10). MS Dhoni fined Rs 12 lakh for Slow Run Rate. The IPL 2021 organizers have been keeping a close eye on the tournament from the beginning to end the game on time.
According to the rules of IPL, you have to bowl at least 14.1 overs per hour. However, this time is determined by excluding the strategic time-out. Chennai bowlers broke that IPL rule in the tournament on Saturday (April 10). The IPL organizers have fined the team Rs 12 lakh for delaying bowling by Chennai bowlers.
Chennai will have to pay a fine of Rs 30 lakh for committing such an offense for the third time in the entire tournament. This is not the end, there is also a one-match ban for captain Dhoni. The rest of the players will also have to face punishment. However, this time it was the first crime and only a fine has been imposed.
After losing the Chennai Super Kings toss against the Delhi Capitals, a huge collection of 18 runs for 6 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Chennai won the IPL title twice in a row in 2010 and 2011. And in 2016, Chennai won for the third time under Dhoni. Chennai Super Kings to play their second match against Punjab Kings on April 16, 2021. You can Watch IPL 2021 Live on Star Sports.