Virat Kohli fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over-rate against Kings XI Punjab

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Mohali: Virat Kohli, the skipper of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), has been penalized after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their match in Mohali on Saturday.

The skipper has been fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over-rate against Kings XI Punjab.

In this IPL season, Kohli is the third captain who has been penalized for slow over-rate. Before that, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma & Rajasthan Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane were fined for violating the rule of slow over-rate.

According to the statement of the IPL, if the team maintains a slow over-rate in the forthcoming matches, the amount of the penalty can also increase as a match ban is imposed on them.

RCB defeated Kings XI Punjab by 8 wickets in Mohali on Saturday night.

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