MI skipper Hardik Pandya banned for one match

Saturday, 18-May-2024

Mumbai Indians skipper Hardik Pandya has been handed a one-match ban following his side’s slow-over rate offence during the match against Lucknow Super Giants on Friday at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. This was MI’s last league game which means Hardik Pandya will not take part in the opening match of the team next year. 

In addition to the ban, Hardik Pandya was also slapped with a fine of INR 30 lakhs. The rest of the players, including Impact Player, were fined INR 12 lakhs or 50% of the match fee, whichever is less. Hardik will serve the ban even if he happens to play for any other franchise next season. 

During the match, Mumbai Indians suffered an 18-run defeat, failing to finish the season on a positive note. Moreover, they had a torrid season with four victories out of 14 games, finishing at the bottom in the points table.  



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