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Team India Receives Fine Of 40% Match Fees For Slow Over-rate
By CricShots - Jan 24, 2022 3:21 pm
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Team India has received a fine of 40 percent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate during the 3rd ODI of a 3-match series against South Africa at the Newlands in Cape Town on Sunday. Andy Pycroft of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees leveled the sanctions on KL Rahul’s side as they fell short of two overs of the target after time allowances were taken into consideration.

Team India
Team India

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

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KL Rahul has accepted the charges and sanctions leveled by the match officials and now there is no need for an official hearing. On-field umpires Marais Erasmus and Bongani Jele, third umpire Allauhudien Palekar and fourth umpire Adrien Holdstock leveled the charge.

KL Rahul pleaded guilty to the offence and accepted the proposed sanction, so there was no need for a formal hearing. On-field umpires Marais Erasmus and Bongani Jele, third umpire Allauhudien Palekar and fourth umpire Adrien Holdstock leveled the charge.

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Quinton de Kock scored a brilliant hundred as South Africa completed a clean sweep of their three-match ODI  series against India with a tense four-run victory at Newlands on Sunday. As the game went to the final over with India needing 6 runs but just one wicket in hand.

India chose to field and restricted South Africa to 287 all out one ball shy of the 50 overs, but the visitors narrowly failed in their chase as they managed 283 with four balls left in the innings.

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