Rishabh Pant fined Rs 12 lakh by Delhi Capitals for violating IPL code of conduct during win against CSK

Rishabh Pant
Dr. Y.S. Ajinkya Rahane of Chennai Super Kings reaches the crease when Rishabh Pant of Delhi Capitals tries to run him out during the IPL 2024 cricket match between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals in. Rajasekhara Reddy at ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
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Rishabh Pant

After consecutive defeats away from home, Rishabh Pant led Delhi Capitals to their first win in IPL 2024.
Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant on Sunday Dr. Y.S. The heavy fine has been imposed after it was found guilty of violating the code of conduct during the IPL 2024 match against Chennai Super Kings at the stadium. Rajasekhara Reddy at the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam. After two consecutive wins at home, the defending champions tasted their first defeat this season under new captain Ruturaj Gaikwad, while Pant led Delhi to their first win in 2024 after consecutive defeats away from home.

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Pant was fined after his team maintained a slow over rate during the match against CSK. Since this was his team’s first offense of the season under the IPL’s code of conduct relating to minimum over rate offences, Pant was fined ₹12 lakh.

This was the second case of an IPL side fining a team captain for maintaining a slow over-rate during a match. Gujarat Titans’ Shubman Gill also suffered a similar fate as he was fined Rs 12 lakh for the same offense during the IPL 2024 match against Chennai Super Kings at the Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai last Tuesday.

However, Pant performed remarkably with the bat, and scored his first half-century in the IPL after missing the 2023 edition of the tournament due to recovery from a near-fatal car accident in December 2022. There was an excellent partnership of 93 runs between the two. While Prithvi Shaw and David Warner reached their half-century mark for the Australians, Pant carried the pace with a knock of 51 off 32 balls as Delhi Capitals set a target of 192.

While Chennai’s top order faltered, Ajinkya Rahane took command of the middle order with a 30-ball 45, before India legend MS Dhoni turned back the clock with the old show, finishing with his unbeaten 37. Hit four fours and three sixes. 16. However, due to a brilliant comeback by Delhi Capitals bowlers in the death overs, CSK could only score 171 runs for six wickets and the hosts won by 20 runs.

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This was Delhi’s first win after losses against Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals this season. On the other hand, Chennai got their first shock after dominating the Chepauk, where they won their first two matches against Royal Challengers Bangalore and Gujarat Titans.

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