Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma. (Picture Supply: IPL/BCCI)

Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma has been fined INR 24 lakh for sustaining a sluggish over-rate throughout his aspect’s conflict towards Punjab Kings on Wednesday (April 13). Notably, this was Rohit’s second offence within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 and if he’s discovered responsible yet another time, the dashing opener can be banned for one sport alongside paying a penalty of INR 30 lakh.

Alongside skipper Rohit, the opposite members of the MI taking part in XI have been additionally fined INR 6 lakh or 25 % of their match payment (whichever is decrease). The identical was confirmed in a launch issued by the official website of the IPL. Notably, Rohit grew to become the primary captain to commit a number of offences of sustaining a sluggish over-rate this season. Delhi Capitals skipper Rishabh Pant and Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper Kane Williamson have been discovered responsible as soon as.

Rohit Sharma first skipper to commit two sluggish over-rate offences in IPL 2022

“The Mumbai Indians have been fined after they maintained a sluggish over charge throughout their TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 match towards Punjab Kings on the MCA Stadium, Pune on April 13,” learn the discharge issued by the IPL.

“This was the crew’s second offence of the season below the IPL’s Code of Conduct regarding minimal over charge offences. Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma was fined Rs 24 lakhs and the remainder of the members within the taking part in eleven have been fined Rs 6 lakhs or 25 % of their match payment, whichever is decrease,” added the discharge.

For the unversed, Rohit was earlier fined INR 12 lakh for a similar offence in MI’s first match of the season towards Delhi Capitals (DC) on March 27. Therefore, the MI skipper has a severe have to hold a test on the clock within the upcoming video games.

In the meantime, MI have endured a horrendous marketing campaign up to now, shedding their first 5 video games of the season. They did fairly nicely towards PBKS, however ultimately misplaced the competition by 12 runs. The five-time champions should buckle up as a few extra defeats can see their ouster from the playoff race.

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