South Africa fined due to slow over-rate in the first T20 against Pakistan

South Africa fined due to slow over-rate in the first T20 against Pakistan

The first match of the T20 series was played between South Africa and Pakistan in Johannesburg on Saturday, in which the Proteas team had to face defeat.

Apart from this, bad news has also come out for the host team. Indeed, South Africa team has been fined for slow over rate, which has been accepted by captain Henrik Klassen.

South Africa fined 20 percent of match fees
The South African team, led by Klaassen, threw an over short by the stipulated time, after which match referee Andy Pycroft fined the team 20 percent of the match fees.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has issued a statement in this regard.

At the same time, Captain Klassen has accepted the allegations made on the team and for this reason no action is needed.

This is the rule made by the ICC
The code of conduct created by the ICC also includes players and the support staff of the players. Its article 2.22 covers the slow over speed offense.

Under this rule, a team has to pay a penalty of 20 percent of the match-fee per over as many overs are bowled within the stipulated time. The captain can also be banned.

The second T20 match between the two teams will be played on Monday
Pakistan won the first match and took a 1-0 lead in the series. The second match of the T20 series will be played in Johannesburg on 12 April. Let me tell you that Pakistan had captured 2-1 in the one-day series held earlier.

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