Royal Challengers Banglore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli fined 12 lakh rupees for slow over-rate in the match against Chennai Super Kings
Royal Challengers Bangalore lost by 69 runs against Chennai Super Kings in the 19th match of IPL 2021. In this way, RCB got their first defeat in this season.
After this defeat, RCB captain Virat Kohli has received a double blow. In fact, during the match against Chennai, a penalty of Rs 12 lakh has been imposed on Captain Kohli for a slow over-rate.
According to a press release issued by the Indian Premier League, “Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli has been fined for slow over-rate in the IPL match against Chennai Super Kings”.
It further states, “This was the team’s first offense this season for slow over-speed under the IPL Code of Conduct and hence, a penalty of Rs 12 lakh has been imposed on captain Kohli.”
RCB lost the first match of this season
Significantly, in the 19th match of IPL 2021 on Sunday, Royal Challengers Bangalore suffered their first defeat of this season. Chennai scored 191 runs for four wickets in 20 overs, playing first in this match. In response, RCB was able to score only 122 for 9 wickets in the scheduled overs.
All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was the hero of this victory of Chennai. Jadeja played an explosive inning of 62 not out in just 28 balls and then took three wickets for just 13 runs with a maiden in four overs in the bowling. Jadeja hit 37 runs in one over of Harshal Patel in the 20th over of Chennai’s innings.