India’s players have been fined 20 per cent of their match fees for slow rate in T20I England’s second.© BCCI Women / Twitter
India led by Harmanpreet Kaur on Monday were fined 20 per cent of match fees for maintaining a slow pace against England in The second T20I woman in Hof. Phil Whitticase of the ICC’s International Match Referees Committee imposed the penalty after Core’s team ruled it under-goal after taking time allowances into account. Pursuant to Section 2.22 of the Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to minimum offenses in excess of the minimum, players are fined 20% of their match fee for each transgression their side fails to throw in the allotted time.
“Kore pleaded guilty to the crime and accepted the proposed sentence, so there was no need for a formal hearing,” an official statement from the ICC read.
On the field, referees Ian Blackwell and Paul Baldwin, third referee Sue Redfern and fourth official Tim Robinson settled the charge.
A late comeback by spinners consisting of Poonam Yadav, Sneh Rana and Dipty helped India defeat England by eight runs in the second T20I.
India and England will play the next in the third and final T20I on Wednesday.
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