ICC fines Bangladesh for slow over rate against India
Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and his team mates have been fined for doing a slow over-rate during the Super 10 match against India in the ICC World T20 2016, played at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Wednesday. [Read in Bangla: মাশরাফিদের জরিমানা করলো আইসিসি]
Chris Broad of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees inducted the fine after Bangladesh side was ruled to be one over short of its target in the match when time allowances were made into judgment.
According to Article 2.5.1 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Cricketers and Cricketers Support Personnel, which involves to minor over-rate offences, Cricketers will be fined 10 per cent of their match fees for each over if their team couldn’t bowl in the allotted time, with the team captain fined twice that amount.
As such, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has been fined 20% of his match fee, while his team mates have to take 10% fines of their match against Indian cricket team.
For a captain to be suspended during an ICC event, he must agree two minor over-rate offences or one serious over rate offence during the ICC event. However, if captain Mashrafe Mortaza is found guilty of another minor over-rate offence during the super 10 match against India while acting as captain, he will suffer one-match banned during the World T20 event.
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