IND W vs ENG W: India Women’s team was fined 20% of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against England in the second T20I in Hove.
Phil Whitticase of the International Cricket Council Panel of Match referees imposed the sanction after India women were found to be one over short of the target after time allowances were taken into consideration.
In reference to Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players & Player Support Personnel which relates to minimum over-rate offenses, players are fined 20% of their match fees for every over their team fails to bowl in the allotted amount of time.
“Harmanpreet Kaur pleaded guilty to the offense & accepted the proposed sanction, so there was no need of a formal hearing”, stated ICC in an Official release. On-field umpires Ian Blackwell & Paul Baldwin, third umpire Sue Redfern & fourth umpire Tim Robinson leveled the charge.
Shedding light on the 2nd T20I, Deepti Sharma who was awarded the “Player of the Match” award in the second T20I grabbed some quick wickets to ran through England’s batting order which helped India to stage a comeback in the series.
A solid comeback by the Indian spinners such as Poonam Yadav, Sneh Rana, & Deepti Sharma helped India to defeat England by massive eight runs in the second T20I. IND W vs ENG W will come into a face-off in the third & the final T20I on Wednesday.