The first match of the 14th season of IPL for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) was disappointing. While captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni failed with the bat, the team lost the match against Delhi Capitals by 7 wickets.
Not only this, Dhoni got another blow. Actually, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain Dhoni has been fined 12 lakhs. His team was found guilty of slow over-rate against Delhi Capitals.
IPL said in a press release, ‘Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been fined because his team bowled at a slow over in the IPL 2021 match against Delhi Capitals at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on 10 April.
According to the statement, ‘This is the first offense of the team related to the minimum over speed offense under the IPL Code of Conduct, so Dhoni was fined Rs 12 lakh.’
Rishabh Pant’s Delhi Capitals made their debut in the first match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Saturday with a win by defeating Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings by 7 wickets.
Chennai Super Kings scored 188 for 7 with the help of Suresh Raina’s 54-runs and the aggressive batting of Sam Curran in the last overs. In response, Delhi achieved the target by losing 3 wickets and with eight balls left.