IPL 2020, KXIP vs RCB: Virat Kohli finals for slow over pace against Kings XI Punjab
IPL 2020: Virat Kohli has been fined for maintaining a slow over speed during the clash with Kings XI Punjab.© BCCI / IPL
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli has been fined for maintaining slow over speed during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). The RCB captain has been fined Rs 12 lakh related to minimum over-rate offenses. IPL said in a statement, “Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli has been fined as his team slowed during their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match against Kings XI Punjab in Dubai on 24 September 2020. The rate was maintained. ” It added that this was his team’s first offense of the season under IPL’s code of conduct, relating to minimum over-rate offenses, with Kohli being fined Rs 12 lakh.
In the match on Thursday, RCB suffered a heavy defeat of 97 runs at the hands of KXIP.
KXIP captain KL Rahul played an unbeaten innings of 132 not out from 69 balls as he helped to complete the mammoth target of 207 for RCB. With this knock, Rahul also achieved the highest individual score by an Indian player in the IPL.
Ravi Bishnoi and Murugan Ashwin took three wickets each in the match as Kings XI Punjab piled on RCB for 109 runs.
RCB next take on Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2020 on September 28.