Chennai Super Kings chief MS Dhoni was on Saturday fined Rs 12 lakh for keeping a delayed over-rate during the side’s initial round of 2021 IPL against Delhi Capitals.
The authority site of the Indian Premier League affirmed the news.
“As it was his group’s first offense of the period under the IPL’s Code of Conduct identifying with least over-rate offenses, Mr Dhoni was fined Rs 12 lakh,” an assertion on iplt20.com read.
CSK confronted a six-wicket rout on account of earlier year’s other participants DC, civility a splendid 138-run opening stand from Prithvi Shaw (72 off 38 balls) and Shikhar Dhawan (85 off 54 balls).
In the post-match introduction, MS Dhoni said that a 7.30 pm start in IPL 2021 will imply that groups batting first should score in any event 200 hurries to put the side batting second under tension. Dhoni’s remarks came after his group lost to Delhi Capitals (DC) by seven wickets here on Saturday.
CSK had set up an impressive 188/7 in their 20 overs, batting first, however DC arrived at the objective for the deficiency of only three wickets and in the nineteenth over.