Dravid is fined

Calcutta: Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid was fined after the team maintained a slow over-rate during Monday's match against the Kolkata Knight Riders in Jaipur.

"At the end of the match, Rajasthan Royals were assessed to be two overs behind the required rate after allowances were taken into consideration.

"Since it was his first offence of the season under the IPL's Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, Rahul Dravid was fined $20,000," according to a media release.

Rajasthan Royals maintained their impeccable home record against the Kolkata Knight Riders outclassing the defending champions by 19 runs to register their second successive victory in the tournament.

Defending a total of 144, the Royals' pace attack performed brilliantly to bowl out the visitors for 125 in 19 overs.

Siddharth Trivedi (3/23) was the man of the match.


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