Sourav Ganguly fined for slow over rate

Updated: 15 March 2010 12:43 IST

The IPL advised that Knight Riders captain Sourav Ganguly has been fined US$20,000 for his team maintaining a slow over rate during the opening match.

Mumbai:

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Sourav Ganguly has been fined $20,000 for slow over rate during the team's opening match win against defending champions Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the D.Y. Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai.

The Knight Riders were assessed to be three overs behind the required rate at the end of the match. Under the IPL's code of conduct, match referee Andy Pycroft fined Ganguly.

Knight Riders, who were placed at the bottom last year, stunned Chargers by 11 runs here Friday.

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