IPL pair penalised for slow over rates
The Indian Premier League today announced that it had fined Adam Gilchrist and Sachin Tendulkar $20,000 each for slow over rates.
A decision in this regard was taken by match referee Devdas Govindjee from South Africa. Gilchrist, captain of Deccan Chargers and Tendulkar, the Mumbai Indians skipper were found guilty of slow overrates when they played each other at Kingsmead, Durban, on Saturday.
The Delhi Daredevils were also penalized for a similar slow over rate in their match against Chennai Super Kings on Thursday, April 23, 2009, held at the same venue.