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India Fined For Slow Over-Rate In Second Women's T20I Against England

Harmanpreet Kaur of India walks off after scoring 171 not out during the ICC Women s World Cup 2017 match between Australia and IndiaIndia have been fined 20 per cent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against England in the second women’s T20I in Hove.

Phil Whitticase of the Emirates ICC International Panel of Match Referees imposed the sanction after Harmanpreet Kaur’s side was ruled to be one over short of the target after time allowances were taken into consideration.

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.

Kaur pleaded guilty to the offence and accepted the proposed sanction, so there was no need for a formal hearing.

On-field umpires Ian Blackwell and Paul Baldwin, third umpire Sue Redfern and fourth umpire Tim Robinson leveled the charge.