IPL 5: Gambhir fined for slow over-rate

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Published: Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 16:18 [IST]
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Gambhir fined $20,000 for slow over-rate

New Delhi, May 8: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir was fined for his team's slow over rate during the match against Delhi Daredevils at Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi on Monday.

According to the officials, Kolkata Knight Riders were short by an over when compared to the required rate after taking the allowances into consideration during the match against Daredevils at Kotla.

Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gambhir, in order to cut down the run-flow, couldn't complete the given overs on time, as KKR were short by an over when assessed and was considered to be an offence under the code and conduct of IPL related to minimum over-rate offences.

Since it was the first time Gambhir had been fined for slow over rate this season under IPL's Code of Conduct, as he was fined $20,000 for the offence.


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