Royal Challengers, Knight Riders fined for slow over rates

May 9th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by admin  

Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) Friday penalised the Bangalore Royal Challengers and Kolkata Knight Riders for not completing their overs in the stipulated time in the rain-curtailed match at the Eden Gardens Thursday. Match referee Farokh Engineer fined Royal Challengers $1000 for falling short by two overs while Knight Riders were fined $500 for one over short.

Knight Riders won the match by five runs and for the Challengers it was their fifth defeat.

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