Ajinkya Rahane fined ₹12L for slow-over rate during match against Mumbai Indians

Mumbai: Rajasthan Royals skipper Ajinkya Rahane has been fined ₹12 lakh after his team maintained slow-over rate during their Indian Premier League match against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

On Monday night, the Rahane-led side outclassed the defending champions Mumbai Indians by seven wickets, courtesy a whirlwind unbeaten 94 by opener Jos Buttler who stuck his fifth consecutive fifty in the tournament.

“Rajasthan Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane has been fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their IPL match against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on May 13,” an IPL release said on Monday.

“As it was his team’s first offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, Mr. Rahane was fined ₹12 lakh,” the release said.

Rajasthan Royals will play Kolkata Knight Riders at Edens Gardens on Tuesday.