India and Pakistan fined for slow over-rate

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31 Aug 2022 | 11:29 AM
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India and Pakistan fined for slow over-rate

Both the teams were two overs short of their targets in the Asia Cup 2022 Group A clash

Both India and Pakistan have been fined 40 percent of their match fees for maintaining a slow over-rate in their Group A match of the Asia Cup on Sunday.

Match referee Jeff Crowe imposed the sanctions after Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam’s sides were ruled to be two overs short of their respective targets after time allowances were taken into consideration.

In accordance with Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to minimum over-rate offences, players are fined 20 per cent of their match fees for every over their side fails to bowl in the allotted time.

Both captains pleaded guilty to the offence and accepted the proposed sanction, so there was no need for a formal hearing.

On-field umpires Masudur Rahman and Ruchira Pilliyaguruge, third umpire Raveendra Wimalasiri and fourth umpire Gazi Sohel levelled the charges.

India beat Pakistan in the clash by five wickets thanks to Hardik Pandya's 33 not out off 17 balls and 3-25.

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