Ind Vs NZ 1st ODI India fined 60 percent match fee for slow over rate

ICC OK Team India: The fun of India’s victory against New Zealand in Hyderabad turned gritty when the ICC fined Team India. In this match played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, the hosts won by 12 runs over the visiting team. This penalty has been imposed on the Indian team due to slow over rate. In the second match against New Zealand, India bowled at a slow over rate. Taking this into cognizance, the match referee Javagal Srinath fined Team India 60 percent of the match fee.

Team India fined 60 percent

The first match of the three ODI series between India and New Zealand was played in Hyderabad on 18 January. In this match, India bowled at a slow over rate in New Zealand’s innings. Javagal Srinath, the match referee of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel, found Team India guilty of bowling three overs less than the stipulated time. Due to which the match referee imposed a fine of 60 percent of the match fee on the Indian team.

What is ICC rule?

According to Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct, players are fined 20 percent of their match fees for each over they fail to bowl in the stipulated time. India bowled three overs less in the stipulated time in the match against New Zealand. That’s why Team India has been fined 60 percent of the match fee.

no hearing needed

Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma accepted the charge leveled by on-field umpires Anil Chaudhary and Nitin Menon, third umpire KN Ananthapadmanabhan and fourth umpire Jairam Madan Gopal. Therefore, now there will be no formal hearing on this matter. While talking about the match played in Hyderabad, Team India defeated New Zealand by 12 runs in this match.

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