Rishabh Pant Fined: Even after the defeat, another blow to Pant, fined Rs 24 lakh!


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Delhi Capitals, the team captained by Rishabh Pant, recently faced a shameful defeat. After this defeat, Pant suffered another setback and he was fined Rs 24 lakh. This is the second time in a row that Pant has been penalized for slow over-rate and the penalty applies not only to him but to the entire playing XI. Delhi has suffered its third defeat of the season. He had earlier won the match against Chennai Super Kings.

Delhi had to face a shameful defeat against Kolkata. After this defeat, not only Rishabh Pant but also the rest of the playing eleven was fined. This is the second time Pant's team has been found guilty of slow over-rate, resulting in a fine of Rs 24 lakh. Other Delhi players have been fined Rs 6 lakh each or 25% of their match fees.

In the match played in Visakhapatnam, Kolkata Knight Riders, batting first, scored 272 runs. In reply, Delhi Capitals could score only 166 runs and lost by 106 runs. Pant played captaincy innings for Delhi but could not lead the team to victory. He scored 55 runs in just 25 balls, hitting 4 fours and 5 sixes. Tristan Stubbs scored 54 runs in 32 balls.

It is noteworthy that Delhi Capitals is currently in 9th position in the points table. They have played 4 matches so far, winning only one. They have faced defeat in 3 matches. Before facing Kolkata, Delhi had lost to Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals. Rajasthan defeated them by 12 runs, while Punjab won the match by 4 wickets.