Kolkata Knight Riders i.e. KKR may have got a big win against Mumbai Indians in the 34th match of the Indian Premier League i.e. IPL 2021, but team captain Eoin Morgan has been fined heavily. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the IPL have fined the entire team including KKR’s captain Eoin Morgan. For the first time in IPL 2021, players of a team have been fined.
In fact, Kolkata Knight Riders have been fined for maintaining slow over rate against Mumbai Indians. In the match played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, 20 overs were not bowled by KKR in time. KKR could bowl only 19 overs in the stipulated time. Because of this, KKR has been fined for slow over rate due to one over. The Kolkata team has been found guilty of breaching the IPL’s Code of Conduct for the second time.
This is the second case of Kolkata’s slow over rate in IPL 2021 and in such a situation, the organizers have imposed a fine of Rs 25 lakh on the team’s captain Eoin Morgan, while 25-25 percent of the match fee of all the players of the team was also announced. Is. In the official press release issued by the IPL, it has been said that either the players should pay 25-25 percent of their match fees as fine or the players who are part of the playing XI should pay a fine of Rs 6-6 lakh.
Significantly, this is the second case that has come up in the second part of IPL 2021. Earlier, Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson has also been fined. He had to pay a fine of Rs 12 lakh, as this was his team’s first slow over rate case this season. Before Sanju Samson, in the Indian leg of IPL 2021, Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma, Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli and Kolkata Knight Riders captain Eoin Morgan also paid a fine of Rs 12 lakh each. Is kept.