India vs South Africa 2021-22: India charged 20 per cent match fee for slow over-rate in first Test

Virat Kohli celebrating India’s victory.

The ICC stated that India would lose one point from their ICC Men’s World Test Championship due to this offence.

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Centurion: The winning Indian cricket team was on Friday fined 20 per cent of its match fee for slow over-rate in the first Test against South Africa. The ICC stated that India would lose one point from their ICC Men’s World Test Championship due to this offence.

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Andrew Pycroft of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the ban after India fell one over short of the target after taking into account the time allowance. According to Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which deals with minimum over-rate offences, players are fined 20 percent of their match fees if their team fails to bowl in the allotted time. remains, the ICC said in a statement.

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In addition, in accordance with Article 16.11 of the ICC Men’s World Test Championship Playing Conditions, a side is awarded a penalty of one point for each over short. Captain Virat Kohli pleaded guilty to the offense and accepted the proposed sanction, so there was no need for a formal hearing. Umpires Marais Erasmus, Adrian Holdstock, Allahuddin Palekar and Bongani Zele made the charges.

India won the match by 113 runs at SuperSport Park to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series here on Thursday.

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