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

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