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IPL 2023: Jos Buttler Charged for Violating IPL Code of Conduct

By Rohit - May 13, 2023 - Last updated on May 13, 2023 01:29 PM
IPL 2023: Jos Buttler Charged for Violating IPL Code of Conduct

The Rajasthan Royals won an important game in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023, beating the Kolkata Knight Riders by nine wickets. However, there was some bad news for them as opener Jos Buttler was fined 10 percent of his match fee for violating the IPL Code of Conduct. The reason for Buttler's penalty is not entirely clear, but it is believed that his reaction to being run out early in the game may have played a part. The IPL released a statement confirming that Buttler had accepted a Level 1 Offence under Article 2.2 of the Code of Conduct, and that the Match Referee's decision was final.

Despite this negative moment, the Rajasthan Royals played exceptionally well in the match. Yashasvi Jaiswal, in particular, was outstanding, scoring the fastest fifty in IPL history and leading his team to an easy win.

Jaiswal reached his fifty in just 13 balls, breaking the previous record held by KL Rahul and Pat Cummins, both of whom had taken 14 balls. Jaiswal scored 12 fours and five sixes and finished unbeaten with 98 runs off 47 balls, just two runs short of a century.

Another highlight of the match was Yuzvendra Chahal becoming the all-time leading wicket-taker in IPL history. He finished the game with 4/25, which helped to restrict the Kolkata Knight Riders to a below-par score of 149/8 at the Eden Gardens.

Overall, it was an excellent day for the Rajasthan Royals, who played exceptionally well against a strong opponent. While Buttler's breach of the Code of Conduct was a negative moment, it is essential to remember that players are human, and mistakes can happen. The team will surely be looking to move forward and continue their strong form as the IPL 2023 season progresses.

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