The ICC fines India for an excessive slow rate in the final T20I against New Zealand
DUBAI: The Indian cricket team received a fine of 20 percent of their match rate for maintaining an excessive excessive rate against New Zealand in the fifth and final Twenty20 International in Mount Maunganui.
Chris Broad of the emirates ICC The Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the penalty after it was ruled that India was one below the target after the permits were taken into account.
In accordance with 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 , the ICC said in a statement.
Alternate Captain of India Rohit Sharma He pleaded guilty to the crime and accepted the proposed sanction, so there was no need for a formal hearing.
Field referees Chris Brown and Shaun Haig and third referee Ashley Mehrotra leveled the load.
India won the game by seven races on Sunday to complete a rare 5-0 series laundering over New Zealand in the shortest format of the game.
This is the second consecutive time that virat Kohli Men have been fined for slow overvaluation.
On Saturday, the Indian team received 40 percent of their match rate after failing to meet the goal for two overs in the fourth T20 International at Westpack Stadium.