Kolkata Knight Riders have faced a crushing defeat at the hands of Rajasthan Royals. KKR could have easily won this match, but Jos Buttler single-handedly changed the entire direction of the match. KKR, captained by Shreyas Iyer, has faced its second defeat of this season. Due to this defeat, Kolkata’s problems had already increased a lot. Now the KKR captain has suffered another setback. Shreyas Iyer may also be banned due to a mistake. This will be a big blow not only for Kolkata but also for crores of its fans. Let us tell you what is the whole matter.

The blame also lies on these 3 players

The 31st match of IPL 2024 was played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals at the Eden Gardens ground. It was a high scoring match, in which Kolkata had to lose. With this defeat, KKR has also lost 2 important points. After this defeat, Shreyas Iyer is also in danger of being banned. Iyer has been fined Rs 12 lakh. This penalty has been imposed on Iyer due to slow over rate in this match. Earlier, this fine has also been imposed on Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson, Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant and Gujarat Titans captain Shubman Gill. Now Iyer has also registered his name in this list. As per the rules, if Iyer is caught in slow over-rate twice more, he will be banned for one match.

Most difficult for Pant

Rishabh Pant has already been caught out twice in slow overs. If he is once again caught with a slow over rate, he will be banned for one match. If the captain is banned for a match, it can cause trouble for the team. Therefore, Kolkata Knight Riders have suffered a double blow with the defeat. KKR lost the first 2 points and now the captain has been fined Rs 12 lakh. Let us tell you that even though KKR had to face defeat against Rajasthan. But Kolkata is in a very strong position in the points table. Iyer’s forces have played a total of 6 matches so far in this IPL season, out of which they have won 4 matches.

Prakash Gupta

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