Durban: Mumbi Indians captain Sachin Tendulkar and Deccan Chargers captain Gilchrist have been fined $20,000 each for maintaining slow over-rate during the IPL game in Durban.
A decision in this regard was taken by match referee Devdas Govindjee from South Africa," the IPL authorities said in a statement.
IPL authorities have earlier announced massive fines for teams who dont complete thier overs within the stipulated time limit. As per the new ruling, the captain will be fined $20,000 for a first offence, the entire team will be penalised $220,000 for the second, and the third offence will result in a team fine of $360,000 and a one-match ban for the captain.
In the first season of IPL, Mumbai and the Delhi teams were fined US$1000 and $500 respectively for a similar offence.