First match slipped due to sluggish batting, now England fined for slow over rate
LondonThe England team has been fined 40 per cent of their match fee for slow over-rate in the first Test against New Zealand at Lord’s. The International Cricket Council (ICC) gave this information on Monday. The penalty was imposed by ICC match referee Chris Broad because Joe Root’s team bowled two overs short of the stipulated time. “In accordance with Rule 2.22 of the Code of Conduct for Players and Players’ Support Staff, relating to the offense of minimum over-rate, the player shall be fined 20 per cent of the match fee for each over that the team bowls in the stipulated time,” the ICC said in a release. looks like.’ Root accepted the crime and the proposed sentence, which did not require a formal trial. On-field umpires Michael Gough and Richard Cattlebrough, third umpire Richard Illingworth and fourth umpire Mike Burns made the allegations against the home team.
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