Chennai/UNI: Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has been fined Rs 12 lakh for his side maintaining a slow over-rate during the IPL match against Delhi Capitals.
'..... Rohit Sharma has been fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their IPL 2021 match against Delhi Capitals at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on April 20,” the IPL said in a statement.
'As it was his team’s first offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to a minimum over-rate offences, Mr Sharma was fined Rs 12 lakh,' the statement added.
Delhi Capitals beat Mumbai Indians by six wickets on Tuesday.
Veteran spinner Amit Mishra's four-wicket haul helped DC restrict the mighty MI batting lineup to a score of 137/9. DC then chased the target with five balls to spare.