Lucknow Tremendous Giants skipper KL Rahul was fined Rs 12 lakh after his workforce maintained a sluggish over fee in its Indian Premier League match in opposition to Mumbai Indians on Saturday. Rahul smashed a blistering century in his a centesimal IPL recreation as LSG beat MI by 18 runs.
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“The Lucknow Tremendous Giants have been fined after they maintained a sluggish over fee throughout their TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 Match 26 in opposition to Mumbai Indians on the Brabourne Stadium CCI, Mumbai on Saturday,” the IPL mentioned in an announcement.
“Because it was the workforce’s first offence of the season below the IPL’s Code of Conduct referring to minimal over fee offences, captain KL Rahul was fined Rs 12 lakhs,” it added.
This was MI’s sixth successive defeat within the ongoing version of the league, whereas debutants LSG registered their fourth win to take a seat on the prime of the desk alongside Gujarat Titans.
Rahul scored 103 not out off 60 balls to information LSG to an 18-run win in opposition to five-time champions Mumbai Indians, who’ve slumped to their sixth successive defeat.
“It’s a special occasion (1ooth IPL match) and a particular hundred. I wasn’t among the many runs however the pitch was good and I made probably the most of it,” Rahul mentioned after the match.
Having received 4 out of six video games to date, Rahul warned his workforce in opposition to any kind of complacency.
“We’ve got performed effectively, we should be humble and continue to learn. The workforce is sensible and I get pleasure from spending time with them, making a workforce that was comfy was one thing we appeared for within the public sale,” he mentioned.
Rahul feels that batting first throughout afternoon video games is a bonus because the workforce chasing doesn’t get the assistance of dew in comparison with sides batting second in night video games.
If there may be one space of enchancment that he’s searching for from his workforce, it’s consistency within the powerplay overs.
“The batters haven’t accomplished effectively within the powerplay at occasions. Holding the opposition quiet early of their innings would additionally assist. I don’t have a look at totally different opposition in a different way,” he added.
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