Ganguly fined for slow over rate in IPL opener

Kolkata Knight Riders Sourav Ganguly (R) plays a shot in their 2009 Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 cricket tournament match against the Deccan Chargers in Cape Town. (REUTERS)

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Sourav Ganguly has been fined $20,000 (Dh73,455) for maintaining a slow over rate during Friday night's loss to Deccan Chargers at DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai in the opening DLF IPL match.

The Knight Riders were assessed to be three overs behind the required rate and under the IPL's Code of Conduct relating to minimum over rate offences, match referee Andy Pycroft fined Ganguly.


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