It was a match to be remembered where Pollard and Starc fight over shadowed a great play of cricket between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

The IPL governing body have fined the both the players invovled in the ugly incident along with the both the team captains who failed to complete their full over quota in given time. Also Varun Aaron was warned for crossing Clothing regulations.

Pollard was fined a little over Starc from his match fee and the captains due to slow over rate. With just 5 overs of spin been doen from both the teams the slow over rate fine was expected one.

Regarding this a statement was released by IPL governing body.

“In the Pepsi IPL match in Mumbai last evening, the following sanctions were levied by Match Referee Andy Pycroft for code of behaviour offences committed during the game:

1. Kieron Pollard of Mumbai Indians and Mitchell Starc of Royal Challengers Bangalore were both fined after an incident in the first innings.

Mr Starc admitted to the level 2 offence (Article 2.2.11) of conduct contrary to the spirit of the game and accepted the sanction of a fine of 50% of his match fee.

Mr Pollard admitted to the level 2 offence (Article 2.2.7) of throwing his bat at or near a player and accepted the sanction of a fine of 75% of his match fee.

2. Rohit Sharma of Mumbai Indians and Virat Kohli of Royal Challengers Bangalore were both fined after their team maintained a slow over rate. As this was Mr Sharma’s second slow over rate offence of the season, he was fined Rs. 24 lakh. Each of the other ten members of the Mumbai Indians team was fined the lesser of Rs. 6 lakh or 25% of his match fee. Since it was Mr Kohli’s first slow over rate offence of the season, he was fined Rs. 12 lakh.

3. Varun Aaron of Royal Challengers Bangalore was reprimanded after he violated article 2.1.1 of the Code of Conduct for a breach of paragraph 4.2 of the IPL Clothing Regulations.”

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