West Indies fined 20% match fee for slow over rate in first T20I© AFP
The ICC confirmed in a media release that West Indies have been fined 20 per cent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate in the first T20I against India in Trinidad on Friday. Richie Richardson of the ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees ruled West Indies one over short of the target after taking into account the time allowance.
“In accordance with Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which deals with minimum over-rate offences, players are fined 20 per cent of their match fee should their team fail to bowl in the allotted time. remains,” the official release said.
captain Nicholas Pooran He pleaded guilty to the crime and accepted the proposed sanction, so there was no need for a formal trial.
On-field umpires Leslie Reifer and Nigel Duguid, third umpire Gregory Brathwaite and fourth umpire Patrick Gustard made the charges.
India captain Rohit Sharma was in excellent form in the first T20I against West Indies and he scored 64 runs in just 44 balls with the help of 7 fours and 2 sixes. During this innings, Rohit overtook the New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill To become the leading run-scorer in men’s T20Is
Talking about the first T20I between India and West Indies, the former batted first and scored 190/6 in 20 overs. Rohit played an innings of 64 runs, while Dinesh Karthik He scored an unbeaten 41 runs in just 19 balls with the help of 4 fours and 2 sixes.
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