The Disciplinary Committee of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has imposed a fine of Rs 12 lakh each on Lucknow Super Giants captain Ruturaj Gaikwad and his Chennai Super Kings counterpart Ruturaj Gaikwad for maintaining slow over-rate during their clash at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, here on Friday night. IPL 2024: KL Rahul, Quinton De Kock Hit Fifties, Secure Lucknow Super Giants an Eight-Wicket Win Over Chennai Super Kings.

"K.L Rahul, Captain, Lucknow Super Giants has been fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during Match 34 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 against Chennai Super Kings at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow," the IPL informed early on Saturday.

As it was his team’s first offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, Rahul was fined Rs 12 lakh. Gaikwad too had to endure the same punishment.

"Ruturaj Gaikwad, Captain, Chennai Super Kings has been fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during Match 34 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 against Lucknow Super Giants at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow. As it was his team’s first offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, Gaikwad was fined Rs 12 lakh," said the statement.

Rahul (82) and Quinton de Kock (54) shared a 154-run opening partnership during a batting masterclass, helping Lucknow Super Giants beat Chennai Super Kings by eight wickets in the highest successful run chase at Ekana Cricket Stadium. IPL 2024: CSK Skipper Ruturaj Gaikwad Reacts After Eight-Wicket Loss Against LSG, Says ‘Slightly Difficult With Such Total’.

After M.S Dhoni nailed the last bite by scoring 28 off nine deliveries to help CSK reach a modest 176/6 in 20 overs, Rahul and de Kock's partnership ensured that LSG romped to 180/2 in 19 overs to win the match by eight wickets.

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