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IPL 2020: Virat Kohli fined INR 12 lakhs for slow over-rate against KXIP

September 25, 2020

Written By,

Ankit Seth

After a triumphant beginning of the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL), the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) dropped to a 97-run out against the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Virat Kohli, the RCB commander in IPL, made some forgettable memories, both as a player and as the captain. In the first place, the 31-year-old dropped KL Rahul upwards of multiple times.

It cost RCB as Rahul pummeled a 69-ball 132 with the assistance of 14 fours and seven sixes. The KXIP team hammered the RCB bowlers all around the park. They gave a huge 206 run target on the board. RCB failed to reach the target and were all-out for a very low 109 from 17 overs. With the bat, Kohli dealt with a solitary, batting at number four. He confused a draw off Sheldon Cottrell and holed out to youthful leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi.

Presently compounding an already painful situation, the Delhi-conceived cricketer has been fined the base of INR 12 lakhs for penetrating ICC's Code of Conduct. According to India.com, the Challengers were seen as blameworthy of keeping up a delayed over-rate in Dubai.

We know precisely where we turned out badly: Virat Kohli

Following RCB's misfortune, Kohli conceded that the dropped possibilities ended up being basic with regards to the game. He said that had his group was set an objective of around 180, RCB wouldn't have been feeling the squeeze.

Virat Kohli said that he needs to remain in front and take its brunt. It was not the greatest day in the workplace, a couple of significant odds of KL when he was set and that cost us 35-40 runs at a later stage. Possibly on the off chance that we confined them to 180, we wouldn't have been feeling the squeeze from ball one of the pursuit.

Kohli said that they know it very well where things went wrong. He thinks that he needs to put his hands up and state two or three significant possibilities went down. There are days when these sorts of things occur on the cricket field.

In the run-pursue, Washington Sundar was their driving run-scorer with 30 runs off 27 balls. Aaron Finch and AB de Villiers scored during the 20s, however, their endeavors went futile. In bowling, only Yuzvendra Chahal was able to stop the run flow. All the other bowlers except Yuzi were taken for runs.

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Written By,

Ankit Seth