IPL 2012: Kumar Sangakkara fined for Deccan Chargers' slow over rate

Deccan Chargers were assessed to be one over behind the required rate after allowances were taken into consideration AFP

Pune: Apr 27, 2012

Deccan Chargers (DC) captain Kumar Sangakkara has been fined USD 20,000 for his team’s slow over rate during Thursday night’s Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Pune Warriors India (PWI) at Pune.

At the end of the match, Deccan Chargers were assessed to be one over behind the required rate after allowances were taken into consideration.

Since it was his first offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, Sangakkara was fined USD 20,000, an IPL release said.

Deccan Chargers beat Pune Warriors by 18 runs to post their first win of this IPL edition. (PTI)