Sri Lanka was fined for a slow pace in the second ODI against India

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Sri Lanka was fined for a slow pace in the second ODI against India

On Thursday, Sri Lanka was fined 20 per cent of match fees for keeping pace at the second One-Day International against India here.

ICC Match referee Ranjan Madugalle imposed the sanction after Dasun ShanakaIt was decided that the country’s side was smaller than the goal, after the time allowances were taken into account in Tuesday’s match.

“In accordance with Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Staff, which deals with minimum overruns, players are fined 20 per cent of the match fees for each of their countries who do not bow to the designated time, “a statement from the ICC said.

The slow overtime also costs Sri Lanka one point out of the total number of points in the Super League.

“Furthermore, according to Article 16.12.2 of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League Conditions, a country is penalized by one point for each in a short time,” the governing body said.

“Therefore, Sri Lanka will lose one point of their points during the Super League.”

The ongoing three-game streak is part of the CWC Super League.

Host skipper Shanaka pleaded guilty to the violation and accepted the proposed sanction, so there was no need for a formal hearing.



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