New Delhi, May 20: Delhi Daredevils captain Kevin Pietersen was today fined Rs 12 lakh for maintaining slow over rate during his side's IPL 7 game against Kings XI Punjab here last night at Feroz Shah Kotla.
"Delhi Daredevils captain Kevin Pietersen has been fined after the team maintained a slow over rate during last evening's Pepsi IPL match against Kings XI Punjab in Delhi.
"Since it was his first offence of the season under the IPL's Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, Mr. Pietersen was fined Rs 12 lakh," the IPL said in a statement.
DD lost to KXIP yesterday. DD scored 164/7 in 20 overs. In reply, KXIP reached the target in 19.4 overs.
Yesterday's defeat was DD's seventh straight loss in this year's IPL. They are at the bottom of the Points Table with just 4 points from 11 matches. KXIP are on top and have qualified for the playoffs with last night's victory.