Pant fined Rs 30 lakh, suspended for match against RCB

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Publish Date: 16:19 Saturday, May 11, 2024

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Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant fined and suspended for one match for breaching IPL's Code of Conduct and as a punishment he will miss the match against Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB).

Rishabh Pant was reprimanded for his team's slow over-rate during Match 56 of IPL against Rajasthan Royals at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi on May 07.

“As it was Rishabh Pant’s team’s third offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, Rishabh Pant was fined Rs 30 Lakh and suspended for one match. The rest of the members of the Playing XI, including the Impact Player, were each individually fined either Rs 12 Lakh or 50 per cent of their respective match fees, whichever is lesser," stated by a IPL statement.

“As per Article 8 of the IPL Code of Conduct, the Delhi Capitals filed an appeal challenging the ruling of the Match Referee. Following this, the appeal was referred to the BCCI Ombudsman for review. The Ombudsman conducted a virtual hearing and affirmed that the decision of the Match Referee remains final and binding," it added.

As per the IPL playing conditions, the first over-rate offence attracts a fine of ₹12 lakh for the captain, the second one's punishment is a fine of ₹24 lakh, while the third over-rate offence can result in a suspension for one match and a fine of ₹30 lakh for the captain.

The rest of the DC players part of that match against RR, including the Impact Player, were fined ₹12 lakh or 50% of their match fees, whichever is lesser.