The Indian workforce was on Saturday docked 40 per cent of its match price for slow over-rate in the fourth T20 International towards New Zealand on the Westpack Stadium. ICC match referee Chris Broad imposed the sanctions after Virat Kohli’s facet was dominated to be two overs wanting the goal on Friday after time allowances had been considered.
“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 stated in a press release.
On-field umpires Chris Brown and Shaun Haig, and third umpire Ashley Mehrotra had levelled the fees.
Skipper Kohli pleaded responsible to the offence and accepted the sanction, so there was no want for a proper listening to.
India beat New Zealand in the tremendous over to stretch their result in 4-0 in the 5-match sequence.