IPL 2024: Following his team’s defeat to RR, KKR captain Shreyas Iyer faces severe punishment

During Monday night’s match at Eden Gardens between the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Rajasthan Royals (RR), the KR team was adjudged to have violated the IPL Code of Conduct. After his team’s sluggish overrate throughout the match, captain Shreyas Iyer was fined.

Iyer has been hit with a substantial punishment of Rs 12 lakhs, as stated in the official announcement, since it was his team’s first offense of the season, which was related to a minimum over-rate infraction.

In their TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 encounter against Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens on April 17, the Kolkata Knight Riders skipper, Shreyas Iyer, was fined, according to the statement.

“Iyer was fined Rs 12 lakhs because it was his team’s first offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to a minimum over rate offense,” the statement said.

On Monday, RR defeated KKR by two wickets, pulling off the greatest run chase in IPL history. When asked to bat first, KKR amassed 223/6 in the allocated 20 overs, thanks to Sunil Narine’s 56-ball 109. As the visitors finished the chase on the last ball of the game, Jos Buttler smashed his way to an undefeated 60-ball 107. In response, RR was in serious danger at one point.

In this match at Eden Gardens between the top-of-the-table teams, Narine led KKR’s attack with a brilliant 49-ball century after his side was allowed to bat first on a new surface. Narine (109 off 56) batted till the 18th over, first stitching 85 runs with Angkrish Raghuvanshi (30) and then adding 51 runs with Andre Russell (13). It was a one-man show for KKR.

The visitors required 46 runs in the last three overs and 28 balls to win, but Buttler had other ideas as he carried the Royals, who were dead and buried at 121/6 in the 13th over, over the game’s final ball goal of 224. different ideas while working with RR in a very challenging role.

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