India and West Indies have been fined for sustaining a sluggish over-rate within the first T20 Worldwide of the five-match collection at Tarouba, Trinidad.
Whereas India have been fined 5% of their match charge for falling one over in need of the minimal over-rate on Thursday evening, West Indies have been docked 10% of their match charge for falling two overs in need of the minimal over-rate.
Richie Richardson of the ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the sanction after Hardik Pandya and Rovman Powell’s sides have been dominated to be one and two overs quick respectively of the goal after time allowances have been considered.
In accordance with Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Gamers and Participant Help Personnel, which pertains to minimal over-rate offences, gamers are fined 5% of their match charges for each over their aspect fails to bowl within the allotted time, topic to a cap of fifty% of the match charge.
Based on an ICC launch, Pandya and Powell pleaded responsible to the offences and accepted the proposed sanctions, so there was no want for a proper listening to.
On-field umpires Gregory Brathwaite and Patrick Gustard, third umpire Nigel Duguid and fourth umpire Leslie Reifer levelled the costs.
India misplaced the primary T20I by 4 runs. The second match of the collection shall be performed at Windfall, Guyana on Sunday.