Mohali, Apr 14 (IESports) Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli has been fined Rs 12 lakh after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali on Saturday.
‘As it was his team’s first punishable offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offenses, Kohli was fined Rs 12 lakh,’the IPL official said in a statement.
After Mumbai Indians’ captain Rohit Sharma and Rajasthan Royals’ Ajinkya Rahane, Kohli becomes the third person to be fined for his team for maintaing a slow over rate.
After losing Six games on the trot, RCB finally managed to emerge victorious as they defeated Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by six wickets.
If Virat continues to maintain a slow-over rate then he could be banned for a match and fine amount can also increase.