IPL 2022 Rishabh Pant fined 100 percent match fee for violating the IPL code of conduct.© BCCI/IPL
Delhi Capitals skipper Rishabh Pant has been fined 100 percent of his match money for violating the Indian Premier League (IPL) code of conduct during his team’s match against Rajasthan Royals at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, an official release said Saturday. was announced. Pant admitted to the Level 2 violation under Article 2.7 of the IPL Code of Conduct and accepted the sanction. Pant’s teammate and all-rounder Shardul Thakur has been fined 50 percent of his match money for violating the code of conduct.
Thakur admitted to committing a Level 2 violation under Article 2.8 of the IPL Code of Conduct and accepted the sanction.
Delhi Capitals assistant coach Pravin Amre has also been fined 100 percent of his match fee for violating the code of conduct. He also risks a one-game suspension for the violation.
Amre admitted to the Level 2 violation under Article 2.2 of the IPL Code of Conduct and accepted the sanction.
In the final over of the match on Friday, Delhi Capitals needed 36 runs to win chasing 223. On the third delivery of the over, Rajasthan pacer Obed McCoy threw a full toss and Rovman Powell sent it in for a six. However, the Delhi Capitals side thought it was a no-ball and the players started gesturing from the dugout.
Shortly afterwards, Pant was seen gesturing to the two batters – Powell and Kuldeep Yadav – to get off the field. Amre then stepped onto the field to talk to the field umpire Nitin Menon.
While Amre was talking to Menon, Jos Buttler of Rajasthan Royals walked over to the Delhi Capitals dugout to talk to Pant.
In the end, Rajasthan Royals won the match against Delhi Capitals by 15 runs. Previously, Jos Buttler hit his third ton of the current season to help RR to the 222/2 in 20 overs.
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