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Big action taken on Kolkata captain Nitish Rana, BCCI publicly gave this big punishment

Khushbu Kumari Jha
Big action taken on Kolkata captain Nitish Rana BCCI publicly gave this big punishment
Big action taken on Kolkata captain Nitish Rana BCCI publicly gave this big punishment

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Nitish Rana has been fined Rs 24 lakh for slow over-rate in the IPL match against Chennai Super Kings.

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Nitish Rana has been fined Rs 24 lakh for slow over-rate in the IPL match against Chennai Super Kings. Kolkata Knight Riders registered a 6-wicket win against Chennai Super Kings and remain in the race for the playoffs.

Big action was taken on Kolkata captain Nitish Rana

The IPL said in a statement, 'This is the second offense of the Kolkata Knight Riders team in this season regarding the slow over-rate, so Kolkata Knight Riders captain Nitish Rana will be fined Rs 24 lakh and each member of the playing 11 will be fined Rs 6 lakh or match fee. A fine of 25 percent (whichever is less) was imposed.

Kolkata beat Chennai by 6 wickets

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won the Indian Premier League on the basis of a 76-ball 99-run partnership between captain Nitish Rana (not out) and Rinku Singh (54) after a brilliant performance by the bowlers led by Sunil Narine (2 for 15). In the League (IPL) T20 match, Chennai Super Kings were defeated by six wickets here on Sunday.

KKR remains in the playoff race

KKR achieved the target for four wickets in 18.3 overs after stopping Chennai at 144 for six. This is KKR's sixth win in 13 matches and the team remains in the race for the playoffs with 12 points. Chennai had a chance to win this match and secure a place in the playoffs, but now they will have to wait.

Pathirana gave life to Nitish

While defending the target, Chennai started well by taking three wickets in the power play, but Rinku and Nitish ensured the team's victory by making a record partnership against Chennai for the fourth wicket at this ground. In the 11th over, Mathish Pathirana gave life to Nitish by dropping a catch off Moin Ali. At that time he was batting on 18 runs. He hit six fours and a six in his 44-ball unbeaten innings.

Shardul Thakur and Vaibhav Arora got 1-1 success

Man of the match Rinku hit four fours and three sixes in his 43-ball innings. For Chennai, Deepak Chahar took three wickets for 27 runs in three overs. During this, he became the first bowler to take 50 wickets in the powerplay of IPL. Earlier, apart from Naren, Chakraborty got two successes, but he spent 36 runs in four overs. Shardul Thakur (15 runs in three overs) and Vaibhav Arora (30 runs in four overs) got one success each. Shivam Dubey scored an unbeaten 48 off 34 balls with the help of one four and three sixes to take Chennai to a competitive score.