Suryakumar Yadav is the fourth captain to be fined for slow over-rate in IPL 2023. Faf du Plessis, Sanju Samson and Hardik Pandya were fined before him. Kolkata Knight Riders captain Nitish Rana and Mumbai bowler Hrithik Shokeen paid a heavy price due to an unnecessary fight in this same match.
Suryakumar Yadav, who took the reins of Mumbai Indians in place of regular captain Rohit Sharma, suffered a setback. In the match against Kolkata Knight Riders, the star player of Team India was fined Rs. 12 lakh fined. Rohit missed the match held in Mumbai on Sunday due to illness. Surya replaced him as the captain. In this event, the match referee took a decision by imposing a penalty for the slow over rate. Suryakumar Yadav is the fourth captain to be fined for slow over-rate in IPL 2023. Faf du Plessis, Sanju Samson and Hardik Pandya were fined before him. Kolkata Knight Riders captain Nitish Rana and Mumbai bowler Hrithik Shokeen paid a heavy price due to an unnecessary fight in this same match. The two representing the same team in domestic cricket got into an argument in yesterday’s match. On the first ball of the ninth over of the Kolkata innings, Rana (5) was caught by Ramandeep Singh off the bowling of Shokeen. This led to an argument between Mumbai bowler Shokeen and Rana. The match referee felt that Rana had made inappropriate comments on Shokeen on this occasion. Nitish Rana was fined for using foul language on the field. Nitish Rana’s fee was cut by 25 percent for violating Rule 2.21 of the IPL Code of Conduct. Similarly, the match referee decided to cut Hrithik Shokeen’s match fee by 10 percent for violating rule 2.5 of the IPL code of conduct.
Batting first in this match, Kolkata scored 185 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. However, in the middle of the match, century hero Venkatesh Iyer (104) suffered a leg injury and the game was interrupted for a while. Captain Suryakumar was fined a huge amount as the first innings lasted longer than the end time. The Mumbai team chased down the target of 186 runs by losing 5 wickets in 17.4 overs. Ishan Kishan played a stormy innings with 58 runs off 25 balls. Captain Suryakumar Yadav excelled with 43 runs.
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