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ICC Fined Indian Team for Slow Over Rate

ICC fined the Indian team for slow over-rate when the Indian team was playing in the first ODI with New Zealand.

Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah

ICC deducts 80% match fee of the Indian team, According to Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct, players who fail to bowl in the allotted time are fined 20 percent of their match fees. Since the Indian team bowled 4 overs less, the team has been fined 80 percent.

Indian cricket team lost by 4 wickets in first ODI match to New Zealand at Hamilton ground on Wednesday, 5 February 2020. The New Zealand team took a 1-0 lead in the 3 match series.

After the match, Team India suffered another setback. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has fined him 80% of the match fees. The ICC has imposed this penalty on Team India due to slow bowling (Slow Over-Rate) against New Zealand. The Indian cricket team has been fined for the third time due to slow over-rate.

Match referee Chris Broad of the ICC Elite Panel confirmed the charge against Team India. The penalty was imposed on Team India for not finishing the ball within the stipulated time.

The first ODI match between India and New Zealand, the New Zealand team won this match. New Zealand won the toss and decided to bowl. Team India scored 347 for 4 wickets in 50 overs. Chasing the target, New Zealand won the match by scoring 348 for 6 wickets in 48.1 overs. Ross Taylor’s unbeaten century and responsible play by captain Tom Latham 69 runs off 48 ​​balls (8 fours, 2 sixes).

The 2nd ODI between India and New Zealand will be held at Eden Park Stadium on 8 January, Saturday from 7.30 pm.

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