IPL 2012: Virat Kohli fined for slow over-rate

At the end of the match, Royal Challengers Bangalore were assessed to be two overs behind the required rate after allowances were taken into consideration AFP

New Delhi: May 18 , 2012

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli has been fined USD 20,000 for his team’s slow over-rate during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Delhi Daredevils at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi on Thursday night.

“Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli has been fined after the team maintained a slow over rate during last night’s DLF IPL match against Delhi Daredevils in Delhi,” IPL said in a statement.

At the end of the match, Royal Challengers Bangalore were assessed to be two overs 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, Kohli was fined USD 20,000. (PTI)