Hardik Pandya Fined INR 12 Lakh for Sustaining Gradual Over-rate Towards PBKS

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Mumbai Indians captain Hardik Pandya has been slapped with a nice of INR 12 Lakh for sustaining a gradual overrate in a match in opposition to Punjab Kings on April 18.

Hardik failed to finish the 20 overs within the allotted time of their conflict in opposition to PBKS on Thursday and therefore has been handed a nice of INR 12 Lakh.

“Hardik Pandya, the Mumbai Indians captain, has been fined after his staff maintained a gradual over fee throughout their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 match in opposition to Punjab Kings on the PCA New Worldwide Cricket Stadium, Mullanpur on April 18,” BCCI assertion stated after the match.

Because it was the primary time for Mumbai to bowl past the allotted time, solely INR 12 Lakh nice was imposed. In the event that they repeat the offense then Hardik and different Mumbai Indians gamers will probably be in larger bother.

Talking on the sport, Mumbai Indians pulled out a last-over thrilling victory by dismissing the ultimate participant of the opponents within the first supply of the over. With the victory, Mumbai climbs to the seventh spot within the IPL 2024 factors desk.

Though Delhi Capitals and Gujarat Titans keep the identical win, with a excessive NRR, Delhi positioned above Mumbai whereas Titans positioned beneath them within the factors desk.

Aside from handing the nice from the board, followers additionally mistreated Hardik Pandya after he was named because the captain of the Mumbai Indians.

Forward of the IPL 2024 season, Mumbai Indians traded Hardik Pandya from Gujarat Titans and named him because the captain of the staff for the 2024 season. Though Mumbai Indians and Hardik Pandya obtained large criticism from the IPL and Rohit Sharma followers, the franchise stood robust of their determination.

However Hardik was repeatedly booed by the followers wherever he performed. Even in his dwelling venue, Wankhede Stadium, Hardik confronted the identical. However in Mumbai’s final conflict which was performed in opposition to RCB, followers as soon as once more criticized Hardik when he walked all the way down to bat however Virat Kohli stepped in and requested followers to not deal with him badly.

The request from the star batter abruptly modified the surroundings the place the group instantly began to chant “Hardik, Hardik”.

However the followers haven’t but accepted the franchise transfer and nonetheless criticize the all-rounder in his each transfer. Even Mumbai Indians coach Kieron Pollard got here ahead to make clear this difficulty and confirmed his help for Hardik Pandya.

Together with him, Kevin Pietersen additionally confirmed his help for the all-rounder and stated he’s an Indian participant and he does not wish to be handled like this.

Mumbai Indians will play their subsequent recreation of the season in opposition to Rajasthan Royals on April 22 in Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur.

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