Kolkata Knight Riders captain Nitish Rana has suffered the brunt of a mistake against Punjab Kings. Nitish Rana has been fined Rs 12 lakh. KKR beat Punjab by 5 wickets.
Kolkata Knight Riders captain Nitish Rana has been fined Rs 12 lakh. This is because Kolkata Knight Riders bowled slow overs in the 53rd match of IPL against Punjab Kings on Monday. KKR did not complete their 20 overs on time and the captain has suffered the brunt of this.
This was the first offence of the Kolkata Knight Riders team under the IPL Code of Conduct and due to this, only the captain has been fined 12 lakh rupees. “Kolkata Knight Riders captain Nitish Rana has been fined for slow over-rate. This is KKR’s first offence of the season under the IPL Code of Conduct, due to which captain Nitish Rana has been fined Rs 12 lakh. ‘
Nitish Rana played the captaincy innings
Rana scored a half-century while playing a captaincy innings for Kolkata Knight Riders against Punjab Kings on Monday. The left-handed batsman scored 38 off 6 balls with the help of 51 fours and a six. Apart from Rana, Andre Russell (42) and Rinku Singh (21*) played excellent innings and gave KKR a 5-wicket victory.
In the match played at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Punjab Kings batted first and scored 20 runs for the loss of seven wickets in the stipulated 179 overs. In reply, KKR achieved the target by losing 5 wickets on the last ball. Russell was named player of the match. He scored 23 runs in 42 balls with the help of three fours and an equal number of sixes.
How is KKR’s position?
Kolkata Knight Riders secured the fifth position in the IPL 2023 points table with a win over Punjab Kings on Monday. The Nitish Rana-led Kolkata Knight Riders have won five out of 11 matches so far. At the same time, this was the sixth defeat in 11 matches of Punjab Kings and the Shikhar Dhawan-led team is seventh in the points table.