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12 Lakh Whammy! Is Slow Over Rate Ruining the IPL Fun?

Sangeeta Viswas
2 weeks ago

12 Lakh Whammy! Is Slow Over Rate Ruining the IPL Fun? IPL 2024 is getting crazier by the minute! Just when you thought you’d seen it all, Gujarat Titans skipper Shubhman Gill gets whacked with a whopping 12 lakh fine for slow over-rate. This is the first time any captain has faced this penalty in IPL 2024, and it has everyone buzzing.

So, this begs the question: is slow over rate putting a damper on the whole cricket experience? Is it boring for viewers? Should players be more accountable for finishing their bowling innings on time?

What’s The Deal With Slow Over Rate?

Basically, in the IPL, each team is supposed to wrap up their bowling innings within 90 minutes. If they don’t, the captain coughs up a cool 12 lakh fine. And guess what? It’s only the captain who feels the pinch, not the other players.

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Why Does Slow Over Rate Happen?

There can be a bunch of reasons. Maybe players are taking too long between deliveries, strategizing endlessly, dealing with injuries that stall the game, or there are too many umpire reviews going on.

12 Lakh Whammy! Is Slow Over Rate Ruining the IPL Fun?

Does Slow Over Rate Kill the Cricket Fun?

Tough to say. Some fans think it slows the game down to a snoozefest. Others see it as part of the strategy, adding a bit of extra excitement.

Should Players Step Up?

There’s definitely a case to be made for players being more responsible about finishing their bowling on time. Less time strategizing, more time slinging those deliveries!

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What Do YOU Think?

Are you down with slow over rate, or should players be held more accountable for bowling on time? Let us know in the comments!

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