Bangladesh fined for slow over rate in 2nd T20 against Windies
DHAKA, July 6, 2022 (BSS)-Bangladesh team were fined 20 percent of their
match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against the West Indies in the
second T20I in Dominica on Sunday.
The Tigers eventually lost the game by 35 runs as West Indies take 1-0 lead
in the three-match series. The first match ended in a no result due to a wet
Richie Richardson of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed
the sanction as Bangladesh were 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 fee for every over their side
fails to bowl in the allotted time.
Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah Riyad pleaded guilty to the offence and
accepted the proposed sanction, so there was no need for a formal hearing.
On-field umpires Leslie Reifer Junior and Nigel Duguid, third umpire Gregory
Brathwaite and fourth umpire Patrick Gustard leveled the charge.
The third and final game will be held tomorrow (Thursday) as Bangladesh aim
to level the series.