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IPL 2022: KL Rahul’s CENTURY celebration CUT short, fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over rate in LSG vs MI match

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IPL 2022: LSG vs MI: Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul will be left disappointed even after guiding his side with a brilliant century. He was fined Rs 12 lakh for maintaining a slow over-rate as the match finished around 7:45 PM, way beyond the cut-off time. However, he did enough to power LSG to 18-run victory over Mumbai Indians. Follow IPL 2022 Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.

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IPL 2022: KL Rahul’s CENTURY celebration CUT short, fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over rate in LSG vs MI match

IPL 2022: KL Rahul's CENTURY celebration CUT short, fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over rate in LSG vs MI match

IPL 2022: KL Rahul’s CENTURY celebration CUT short, fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over rate in LSG vs MI match

“The Lucknow Super Giants have been fined after they maintained a slow over rate during their TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 Match 26 against Mumbai Indians at the Brabourne Stadium – CCI, Mumbai on Saturday,” the BCCI said in a statement.

However, as it is his first slow over-rate offence, he will be fined only Rs 12 lakh. The fine will be doubled for a repeated offence and a one-match suspension if it happens for third time. Rohit Sharma has already been fined Rs 24 lakh and is one slow over-rate away from suspension.

“As it was the team’s first offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over rate offences, captain KL Rahul was fined Rs 12 lakhs,” the BCCI added in the statement.

IPL 2022: KL Rahul’s CENTURY celebration CUT short, fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over rate in LSG vs MI match

IPL 2022: KL Rahul's CENTURY celebration CUT short, fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over rate in MI vs LSG match

As for the match, KL Rahul’s unbeaten knock of 103 guided Lucknow Super Giants to a comfortable 18 runs win over Mumbai Indians in their IPL 2022 match at Brabourne Stadium on Saturday.

This was Mumbai Indians’ sixth successive loss in the Indian Premier League 2022 while for newcomers Lucknow Super Giants, this is their fourth win in the season. Skipper KL Rahul’s ton was accompanied by Manish Pandey’s 38 as Lucknow gave Mumbai the imposing target of 200. For MI bowlers, Jaydev Unadkat bagged two wickets while Murugan Ashwin and Fabian Allen scalped one wicket each.

IPL 2022: KL Rahul’s CENTURY celebration CUT short, fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over rate in LSG vs MI match


Chasing 200, Mumbai Indians had a decent start as they amassed 57 runs with the loss of two wickets in the first six overs. However, Avesh Khan removed Mumbai skipper Rohit Sharma in the third over. With runs coming at a slow pace, Dewald Brevis took matters into his hands as he and Ishan Kishan made 20 runs in the penultimate over of the powerplay.

But that did not last long. Brevis and Ishan were dismissed in quick succession. While Suryakumar Yadav and Tilak Varma anchored with a 64-run stand, once the two were dismissed, MI’s hopes too. Kieron Pollard failed to take MI home as they slumped to their 6th defeat in a row.

IPL 2022: KL Rahul’s CENTURY celebration CUT short, fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over rate in LSG vs MI match

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