Sangakkara fined for slow over rate

Apr 27, 2012, 14:09 IST | PTI

Deccan Chargers skipper Kumar Sangakkara has been penalised USD 20,000 for his team being one over behind the required over-rate during their IPL match against Pune Warriors.

Deccan Chargers captain Kumar Sangakkara has been fined USD 20,000 for his team's slow over rate during last night's IPL match against Pune Warriors here.

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

Kumar Sangakkara.

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.

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