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IPL 2021: Rohit Sharma fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over-rate:- Rohit Sharma, the captain for Mumbai Indians was fined Rs 12 lakhs for the slow over-rate during their six-wicket loss to Delhi Capitals yesterday. The match took place in MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. Earlier to this, Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni was fined for his slow over-rate in IPL 2021. IPL said in a statement about the fine imposed on Rohit Sharma. The fine would be doubled if the slow over-rate is repeated by Rohit Sharma in the upcoming matches. Along with the captain, the entire team players will be fined 25 percent of the match fee in the upcoming matches.
If the same offense is repeated for the third time, the captain will face one match ban and will be fined Rs 30 lakhs. Mumbai Indians made 137 for the loss of 9 wickets in their 20 overs after Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to bat. Spinner Amit Mishra picked up 4 wickets in his spell for Delhi Capitals. and the team registered their first win over Mumbai Indians since 2019. Mumbai Indians were slowing down the game during the second innings after which the captain Rohit Sharma was slammed with a fine of Rs 12 lakhs. The IPL organizers kept a close watch on the matches that are delayed beyond the scheduled time. and calculated the over rates.