Rahane fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over-rate

Rajasthan Royals lost to Chennai Super Kings by eight runs on Sunday.

Rajasthan Royals Captain Ajinkya Rahane won the toss and chose to bowl, but couldn’t stop Dhoni’s men from registering a win in Chennai.   -  R. Ragu

Rajasthan Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane has been fined Rs 12 lakh for maintaining a slow over-rate during the IPL match between against Chennai Super Kings here.

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“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. Rahane was fined Rs 12 lakh,” read an official IPL statement.

Rajasthan Royals suffered its third straight defeat on Sunday night when it lost to Super Kings by eight runs.

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