Rajasthan Royals skipper Steve Smith was slapped with a heavy tremendous of Rs 12 lakh for sustaining a slow-over fee throughout Rajasthan Royals’ Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 conflict in opposition to Mumbai Indians on Tuesday (October 6).
Smith was awarded the punishment after Rajasthan Royals failed to finish their quota of 20 overs in time. Since, this was Rajasthan Royals’ first over-rate offence in IPL 2020, skipper Smith was fined Rs 12 lakh.
“As it was his team’s first offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, Mr. Smith was fined Rs 12 lakh,” acknowledged an IPL media launch.
Defending Champions Mumbai Indians beat Rajasthan Royals by 57 runs on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. With this win, Mumbai Indians climbed to the highest of the factors desk with 4 wins from six matches.
It was an entire all-round present from the Mumbai Indians’ gamers which powered them to the large victory. Jasprit Bumrah with the ball and Suryakumar Yadav (79 off 47 balls; 4×11, 6×2) with the bat have been the star performers for Mumbai.
Chasing Mumbai’s mammoth complete of 193, Rajasthan Royals folded up for a meagre 136 all out in 18.1 overs. Apart from Jos Buttler’s 70 (off 44 balls; 4×4, 6×5), no different batsman actually managed to place up a combat.
With the convincing win, Mumbai Indians ended their 4 match shedding streak in opposition to Rajasthan Royals and are actually trying just like the frontrunners for the title.