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BCCI imposes heavy fine on Shreyas Iyer after breach of conduct in IPL 2024

BCCI imposes heavy fine on Shreyas Iyer after breach of conduct in IPL 2024

Despite the fine for KKR's slow over rate, the epic encounter between the two sides will undoubtedly go down as one of the most memorable matches in IPL history. Shreyas Iyer's fine may serve as a reminder for captains to ensure their teams adhere to the required over rate, but it doesn't diminish the brilliance displayed by both Kolkata and Rajasthan on the night.

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Shreyas Iyer has been hit with a hefty fine after his team’s slow over rate during their thrilling IPL 2024 match against the Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens on Tuesday.

This marks the first offense of the season for KKR under the IPL’s Code of Conduct regarding minimum over rate offenses, resulting in a Rs 12 lakh fine for Iyer.

IPL statement on Shreyas Iyer

“Shreyas Iyer, the Kolkata Knight Riders captain, has been fined after his team maintained a slow over rate during their TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 match against Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens on April 17,” IPL organiser wrote in a statement.

“As it was his team’s first offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over rate offences, Iyer was fined Rs 12 lakhs.”

Night of Records Shattered: KKR vs RR

While the on-field action stole the show, the match will also be remembered for a record-breaking chase by the Rajasthan Royals. Chasing a mammoth 224 set by KKR, Rajasthan equaled their own IPL record for the highest successful run chase, winning by a narrow two wickets.

Jos Buttler Heroics

KKR’s innings was spearheaded by a magnificent century from Sunil Narine, his first ever in the IPL. However, Rajasthan’s Jos Buttler stole the spotlight with a breathtaking innings. His seventh IPL ton, and second this season, proved to be the match-winner as he single-handedly carried his team to victory.

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Shreyas Iyer Fine a Minor Blemish for KKR

Despite the fine for KKR’s slow over rate, the epic encounter between the two sides will undoubtedly go down as one of the most memorable matches in IPL history. Shreyas Iyer‘s fine may serve as a reminder for captains to ensure their teams adhere to the required over rate, but it doesn’t diminish the brilliance displayed by both Kolkata and Rajasthan on the night.

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