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If not Pant then who? Who will captain Delhi against RCB in a do-or-die match?


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Rishabh Pant has been banned for one match Pant will not be able to play in the match against RCB Axar Patel will captain against RCB in place of Pant

New Delhi. Delhi Capitals has suffered a big blow before the do-or-die match against RCB. Captain Rishabh Pant has been banned for one match. Pant will not be able to play for Delhi Capitals in the important match to be played against RCB on Sunday. In this match, all-rounder Akshar Patel will captain the Delhi team in his place. Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting confirmed Axar Patel’s captaincy on the eve of the match against RCB.

Rishabh Pant has to face suspension of one match for the third time in the current IPL season due to slow over rate. Pant was also fined Rs 30 lakh for violating the code of conduct during Delhi Capitals’ 20-run win against Rajasthan Royals on May 7. Delhi Capitals team was 10 minutes behind the scheduled time in the last over of this match. According to a statement issued from the IPL, ‘Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant has been fined for violating the IPL Code of Conduct due to slow over-rate against Rajasthan Royals at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on May 7, 2024 and has been suspended for one match. Has been suspended for.

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The Delhi team was earlier found guilty of slow overs against Chennai Super Kings (31 March) and Kolkata Knight Riders (3 April) at the beginning of the season. According to the IPL statement, ‘This is his team’s third offense of the current season under the IPL Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, hence Rishabh Pant has been fined Rs 30 lakh and suspended for one match. given.’

In this case, other players of Delhi team have also been fined in this case. “The rest of the starting XI, including the impact player, were individually fined Rs 12 lakh or 50 per cent of their respective match fees, whichever is less,” he said. Delhi Capitals filed an appeal challenging this decision of the match referee which was sent to the BCCI Ombudsman for review. The Ombudsman heard the case through online medium and said that the decision of the match referee is final and universally accepted.

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