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Cricket news - Captain Rohit fined for slow over-rate

Rohit was fined INR 12 lakh.

Rohit Sharma, captain of the Mumbai Indians team, has been fined INR 12 Lakh for slow over rate during their match against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali.

"As it was his team's 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," said an IPL media release.

The match saw Mumbai Indians succumb to their second loss of the season. Rohit's side made 176 from their 20 overs, a total that was surpassed by Kings XI Punjab in the 19th over with eight wickets still in hand.

The game, starting at 4 PM stretched beyond the stipulated 7:30 PM before the home side knocked off the winning runs.

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