Team India & England fined, docked two WTC points for slow over-rate in Nottingham Test

Both England and India have been fined 40 per cent of their match fees and their World Test Championship points have been also reduced by two points for slow over rate during the first Test at Nottingham, the ICC announced on Wednesday.

As per Article 16.11.2 of the WTC playing conditions, a side is penalised two points for each over short.

The fines were imposed by ICC match referee Chris Broad.

Additionally, as per Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to minimum over-rate offences, players are fined 20 per cent of their match fees for every over their side fails to bowl in the allotted time.

After the development, both the teams carry two points each in their standings ahead of the second Test, beginning from Thursday at the Lord’s.

Earlier, the Nottingham Test had ended in a draw.

News Desk

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