Delhi Capitals captain David Warner has been fined Rs 12 lakh. This is because Delhi Capitals maintained a slow over-rate against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 34th match of IPL 2023 on Monday. Delhi Capitals registered their second win in the tournament by defeating Hyderabad.
Delhi Capitals made a score of 144/9 in 20 overs by batting first in the match played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. In response, the team of Sunrisers Hyderabad could score 137/6. Delhi bowlers did not complete the overs on time.
The IPL issued a press release saying, ‘Delhi Capitals captain David Warner has been fined Rs 12 lakh as his team maintained a slow over-rate against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. Since this is the first offense of the team, the captain has been fined.
Note that the start of the current IPL for Delhi Capitals was very disappointing. Delhi got consecutive defeats in the first five matches and then opened the account of victory by defeating Kolkata Knight Riders on their home ground.
Let us get you aware that this was Delhi Capitals’ second win in 7 matches and they occupy the 10th or last position in the points table of IPL 2023. At the same time, it was the fifth defeat of Sunrisers Hyderabad in seven matches and it is at the 9th position in the points table.
Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad will be face to face once again on Saturday. The match between the two teams will now be played at the Arun Jaitley Cricket Stadium in Delhi.