Rajasthan Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane has been fined with Rs 12 lakh for maintaining a slow over-rate during the IPL match between against Chennai Super Kings on Sunday, 31 March.
The Indian Premier League released an official statement saying that it was the visiting team’s first offence of the season under the code of conduct. Hence, the captain was fined only Rs 12 lakh. “As it was his team’s first offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, Mr. Rahane was fined Rs 12 lakh,” read the official IPL statement.
Rajasthan Royals suffered their third straight defeat on Sunday night when they lost to Super Kings by eight runs.