Eoin Morgan. (Source: Twitter)

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Eoin Morgan has been fined INR 12 lakh for maintaining a slow over rate during game against Chennai Super Kings on April 21.

As per the IPL guidelines, the captain of the erring team is docked 12 lakh in fine on the first instance of slow over rate. On the second instance during the season, the fine for the captain is doubled (INR 24 lakh) while every other member of playing XI is fined 25 percent of match fee or INR 6 lakh – whichever is lesser.

When the offence is committed for the third time in a season, the captain has to pay a fee of INR 30 lakh and serve a one-match ban, while rest of the members of the playing XI are charged with a fine of INR 12 lakh or 50 percent of match fee – whichever is lesser. This same sanctions apply for any subsequent offences.

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