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IPL 2022, MI vs PBKS: Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma fined Rs 24 lakh for team’s slow over rate against Punjab Kings

PUNE: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma and others members of the playing XI were fined for maintaining a slow over rate during their IPL game against Punjab Kings.

Punjab Kings won the match by 12 runs on Wednesday night.

“The Mumbai Indians have been fined after they maintained a slow over rate during their IPL match against Punjab Kings at the MCA Stadium, Pune on April 13,” the IPL stated in a media statement.

Five-time champions Mumbai Indians continued their losing streak and suffered their fifth loss on the trot after going down to Punjab Kings,

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma fined

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“This was the team’s second offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over rate offences.
“Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma was fined Rs 24 lakhs and the rest of the members in the playing eleven were fined Rs 6 lakhs or 25 percent of their match fee, whichever is lower,” it added.
Earlier, Rohit was fined Rs 12 lakh for his team maintaining a slow over rate in its game against Delhi Capitals.

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If Mumbai Indians repeat the offence for the third time Rohit Sharma will be fined Rs 30 lakh and would also be handed a one-match suspension as per the official rules laid by IPL. 

Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma is on thin ice and could possibly face a one-match ban in the ongoing season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) if his side fails to maintain the required over rate.

Rohit was slapped with a fine of Rs 24 lakh, while the rest of the members in the playing eleven were fined Rs 6 lakhs or 25 percent of their match fee, whichever is lower, after the IPL encounter between MI and Punjab Kings as his side failed to finish the 20 overs in the required time limit on Wednesday (April 13). Earlier, the ‘Hitman’ was penalised Rs 12 lakh for the same offence after the clash against Delhi Capitals.

If Mumbai repeat the offence for the third time Rohit will be fined Rs 30 lakh and would also be handed a one-match suspension as per the official rules laid by IPL. 

The official rules on minimum over rate requirements states: The third and each subsequent offence in a Season as Captain of the bowling Team, the Captain will be fined Rs. 30 lakh and banned from playing in the Team’s next League Match.” 

Meanwhile, Punjab Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 12 runs in an IPL 2022 match at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium on Wednesday.

It was the fifth-successive loss for the five-time champions Mumbai Indians as they remain the only winless side in the ongoing IPL 2022 season and are lying at the bottom of the points table.

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IPL 2022 Highlights, MI vs PBKS: Punjab Kings secured their third win of the season as they held their nerves to beat Mumbai Indians by 12 runs in the 23rd match of the Indian Premier League on Thursday. Mumbai, meanwhile, faced a fifth-successive loss as they remain the only winless side in the season. Batting first, PBKS slammed 198/5, riding on brilliant knocks from Shikhar Dhawan (70) and Mayank Agarwal (52) and Jitesh Sharma (30*). In the run-chase, Dewald Brevis’ (49) blitzkrieg, alongside Tilak Varma (35) and Suryakumar Yadav (43) brought MI close to the total but the two run outs of Tilak and Pollard eventually proved key to the side’s downfall.

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