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MS Dhoni fined for inappropriate public comments

May 20, 2015 - Chennai

  • Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni has been fined for making inappropriate public comment to an umpire's decision during the first qualifier of the 2015 Indian Premier League tournament.
  • Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings lost to Mumbai Indians by 25 runs in the first qualifier at the Wankhede Stadium on Tuesday night.
  • In the post match presentation, Dhoni has referred to the dismissal of Dwayne Smith as a horrible decision.
  • Dwayne Smith was given out LBW in what appeared to be a full-toss going down the leg side by some margin.
  • Dhoni has admitted the level 1 office according to Article 2.1.7 of the IPL Code of Conduct for Players and Team Officials and accepted the sanction.
  • Chennai Super Kings will next play the winner of the match between Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
  • Having won the first qualifier, Mumbai Indians have reached the final.

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