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Rishabh Pant Fined and Suspended for One Match

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Mumbai: Delhi Capitals (DC) captain Rishabh Pant will miss their next IPL 2024 match due to a one-match suspension and a hefty fine. The punishment comes after DC’s slow over-rate during their match against Rajasthan Royals at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on May 7.

In a press release, the IPL spokesperson said, “Mr Rishabh Pant, Captain, Delhi Capitals has been fined has been fined and suspended for one match for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct after his team maintained a slow over-rate during the match against Rajasthan Royals at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi on May 07.”

As it was his team’s third offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, Rishabh Pant was fined INR 30 Lac and suspended for one match. The rest of the members of the Playing XI, including the Impact Player, were each individually fined either INR 12 Lac or 50 per cent of their respective match fees, whichever is lesser.

As per Article 8 of the IPL Code of Conduct, the Delhi Capitals filed an appeal challenging the ruling of the Match Referee. Following this, the appeal was referred to the BCCI Ombudsman for review. The Ombudsman conducted a virtual hearing and affirmed that the decision of the Match Referee remains final and binding, said the release.