India’s 14th edition of the IPL did not start well at all for India’s World Cup winning captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. He was out for zero runs, the team lost by a big margin. With this, a fine was added to the death penalty.Dhoni has been fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over rate in the match against Delhi Capitals on Saturday night. But Chennai did not have to bowl the full 20 overs. Chennai could not control the over rate by bowling only 16.4 overs.
However, no formal hearing was required. According to the IPL Code of Conduct, captain Dhoni has to pay a fine of Rs 12 lakh.
Delhi Capitals got off to a good start in the tournament by defeating Chennai. Rishabh Panth’s team won by 6 wickets at Mumbai’s Wangkhede Stadium due to Prithvi-Dhawan’s violence.
Thomas Tuchel’s team Chelsea is returning to the winning streak in the Premier League. They beat Crystal Palace 4-1 on Saturday night. Christian Pulisic scored twice for Chelsea, followed by Kai Herwitz and Kurt Zuma.
A few days ago, Chelsea lost 5-2 at home to West Bromwich Albion. Which was Tuchel’s first rate as the team’s coach.
Herwitz led the team with a goal in the eighth minute of the match on Saturday night. Two minutes later, Christian Police doubled the lead. In the 30th minute of the match, French defender Kurt Zuma made it 3-0 with a header.
Belgian forward Bente reduced the gap in the 63rd minute of the match. Police scored again for Chelsea in the 8th minute. Chelsea left the field with a 4-1 victory as there were no more goals for the rest of the match.
As a result of this victory, Chelsea is in the fourth place of the points list in the Premier League with 54 points in 31 matches. Liverpool are five points behind. Manchester City is at the top with 64 points in 32 matches. Crystal Palace is at number 13 in the list with 36 points in 31 matches.