Dhoni hit with IPL fine after on-field umpire remonstration

An umpire row in Chennai Super Kings' win over Rajasthan Royals has landed the India legend a large IPL fine.

MS Dhoni in conversation with the umpires during the match against Rajasthan Royals.   -  IPL

M.S. Dhoni has been fined 50 per cent of his match fee after breaking the Indian Premier League's Code of Conduct in Chennai Super Kings' thrilling win over Rajasthan Royals.

He became the first captain to rack up 100 IPL wins after Mitchell Santner whacked a last-ball six to earn a thrilling four-wicket triumph in Jaipur.


However, in a final over of the highest drama, Dhoni was bowled by a Ben Stokes yorker but soon came back onto the pitch to remonstrate with umpires after a no ball was contentiously revoked following a high one from the England all-rounder against Santner.

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The IPL said via a statement: "MS Dhoni, the Chennai Super Kings captain, was fined 50 per cent of his match fees for breaching the VIVO Indian Premier League's [IPL] Code of Conduct during his team's match against Rajasthan Royals at Jaipur.

"Mr Dhoni admitted to the Level 2 offence 2.20 of the IPL's Code of Conduct and accepted the sanction."

The fine takes some of the shine off his performance for the table-topping Super Kings, with Dhoni having contributed 58 off 43 to his team's winning cause.

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