Ravichandran Ashwin

Kings XI Punjab skipper Ravichandran Ashwin has been fined for sustaining a sluggish over-rate in the midst of the IPL 2019 match in the direction of Delhi Capitals (DC) on Saturday.

Ashwin’s workforce have been found to have violated the IPL’s Code of Conduct referring to minimal over-rate offences and since that’s their first such offense throughout the ongoing season, the off-spinner has been fined Rs 12 lakh.

Ashwin should not be the first captain to have been penalised for sluggish over-rates this season. Sooner than him, Rohit Sharma (Mumbai Indians), Ajinkya Rahane (Rajasthan Royals) and Virat Kohli (Royal Challengers Bangalore) have moreover incurred equivalent punishment for the over-rate violation.

The current IPL season has moreover confronted its justifiable share of criticism as varied matches have extended to correctly previous the stipulated time.

The competitors on the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi accomplished seven minutes sooner than midnight with two balls to spare.

On the Kotla, the hosts lastly broke the jinx of not with the flexibility to win at home after half-centuries from Shikhar Dhawan and captain Shreyas Iyer helped them chase down the objective 163.

The KXIP side has now misplaced three of their ultimate four video video games and might face RCB on Wednesday, whereas the Delhi Capitals goes to Jaipur to face the Rajasthan Royals on Monday.