World Cup 2019: West Indies, Sri Lanka fined for slow over-rate

first_img Indo-Asian News Service DurhamJuly 3, 2019UPDATED: July 3, 2019 12:23 IST West Indies, Sri Lanka fined for slow over-rate. (Reuters Photo)West Indies and Sri Lanka have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate in their last World Cup match in Durham which Sri Lanka won by 23 runs.Match referee David Boon imposed the fines after Jason Holder’s West Indies and Dimuth Karunaratne’s Sri Lanka were both ruled to be two overs short of their target after time allowances were taken into consideration during Monday’s game.Captains Holder and Karunaratne have both been fined 40 percent of their match fees, while the rest of the players of both the teams have received 20 percent fines.If either West Indies or Sri Lanka commit another minor over-rate breach in an ODI within 12 months of this offense with Holder or Karunaratne as captain, it will be deemed a second offense and they will face a suspension.Also Read | Will try to restore lost pride in West Indies cricket in India series: Nicholas PooranAlso Read | Watch: Rihanna meets Chris Gayle, Carlos Brathwaite after Sri Lanka vs West Indies gameAlso SeeFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAjay Tiwari Tags :Follow West Indies vs Sri LankaFollow World Cup 2019Follow David BoonFollow Jason HolderFollow Dimuth Karunaratne Next World Cup 2019: West Indies, Sri Lanka fined for slow over-rateWest Indies and Sri Lanka have been fined by match referee David Boon after both were ruled to be two overs short of their target after time allowances were taken into consideration.advertisementlast_img read more

Fisherman charged with murder of Good Intent pensioner

A 23-year-old fisherman was on Tuesday afternoon remanded to Prison when he appeared at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court on a murder charge.The court heard that Joseph Rameshwar of Bellview, West Bank Demerara is accused of killing 72-year-old Jerry Rambeer of Lot 18 Sister’s Village, West Bank Demerara.According to police information, on July 1, 2018, at about 23:30h, it was reported to police that the pensioner’s body was seen lying at Back Street, Good Intent, West Bank Demerara in an unconscious state.Upon arriving at the scene, ranks reported that Rambeer’s body had signs of marks of violence, and he had a gaping wound on his head. As such, he was taken to the West Demerara Regional Hospital and admitted a patient, before being transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital.However, at about 15:00h on July 3, 2018, the elderly man succumbed to his injuries.To this end, Rameshwar was arrested on July 5, 2018, and he allegedly confessed to investigators that he had hit Rambeer over the head with a rolling pin, prior to his demise.As such, legal advice was sought and it was recommended that Rameshwar be charged with murder.The matter was adjourned to September 16, 2018.  (Ramona Luthi) Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedPI into WBD pensioner’s murder continues next monthFebruary 25, 2019In “Court”Man accused of attempting to murder ex in presence of their 3-y-o chargedJune 29, 2018In “Court”Man gets 18 months jail for rum shop brawlJune 18, 2017In “Court” read more