IPL-8: Rohit Sharma fined Rs. 12 lakh for slow over-rate

Apr 21, 2015, 09:17 IST | PTI

Bangalore: Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has been fined after his team maintained a slow over rate during last evening's IPL cricket match against Royal Challengers Bangalore here.

Rohit Sharma. Pic/AFP
Rohit Sharma. Pic/AFP 

"Since it was his first offence of the season under the IPL's Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, Mr. Sharma was fined Rs 12 lakh," read a statement issued by tournament organisers yesterday.

Rohit led from the tournament, scoring a 15-ball 42 as Mumbai Indians recorded their first win of the IPL at the Chinnaswamy Stadium.

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