Captain Shreyas Iyer Of Delhi Capitals Fined 12 Lakh Rupees
On Tuesday, Delhi Capitals Captain Shreyas Iyer was fined 12 Lakh rupees due to slow over-rate. The match between Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad held at the UAE. Sunrisers Hyderabad also won their first match of this season on that day against Delhi by 15 runs.
Delhi Capitals is the first team in IPL 2020 to commit the first over-rate offence. The team could not complete their 20 overs in the allotted time. Hence, they took 23 minutes extra to finish their game. As a result, Delhi Capitals’ captain was fined a lump sum amount of 12 lakh rupees.
“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 Iyer was fined Rs 12 lakh,” the IPL said in a release.
Also, Sunrisers Hyderabad was thrilled to their first match of the season. Sunrisers Hyderabad scored a total run of 162 for 4 in the 20 overs. Captain David Warner and Jonny Bairstow started the game with a bang. The two scored a total of 77 runs before Warner got knocked out.
However, Delhi Capitals after giving their best just managed to score a full run of 147 for 7. With 34 runs, Shikhar Dhawan became the top scorer of the match which went in vain as spinner Rashid Khan just made three runs off 14 balls.