Jasprit Bumrah and Nitish Rana found their names in the match officials’ bad books. While Jasprit Bumrah was only given a warning, Nitish Rana as fined 10 % of the match fee by the authorities after they found guilty of breaching IPL’s Code of Conduct after the match between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders at the MCA Stadium in Pune. The exact offences are unrevealed but the official Twitter handle of IPL released this news.
Jasprit Bumrah was not fined but was given a warning. KKR’s Nitish Rana wasn’t lucky as statement further stated that only he fined 10% of the match fee.
“Jasprit Bumrah from Mumbai Indians has been reprimanded for breaching the TATA Indian Premier League’s (IPL) Code of Conduct during his team’s match against Kolkata Knight Riders at Pune. Mr. Bumrah admitted to the Level 1 offence of the IPL Code of Conduct and accepted the sanction,” stated the release.
“Nitish Rana from Kolkata Knight Riders has been reprimanded and fined 10 percent of his match fee for breaching the TATA Indian Premier League’s (IPL) Code of Conduct during his team’s match against Mumbai Indians at Pune. Mr. Rana admitted to the Level 1 offence of the IPL Code of Conduct and accepted the sanction.”
For Level 1 breaches of the Code of Conduct, the match referee’s decision is final and binding.
Pat Cummins slams the fastest joint-fifty
The match was won by KKR by 5 wickets after Pat Cummins’ superhuman batting, scoring the fastest joint-fifty runs off just 14 deliveries.
MI gave a target of 161 runs and took a quick wicket of the top-order KKR batsmen. It was Pat Cummins’ special knock hogged the limelight and revived KKR’s innings and gave the side a wonderful win. He finished KKR’s innings in the 15th overs by smashing an unthinkable 35 runs off 6 balls. KKR reached the top of the points table while MI stands at the bottom after three successive defeats.