CWC 19: ICC Fines Pakistan, English Players

Jofra Archer

Jofra Archer

ICC Fines 13 Players After Trent Bridge ODI

Pakistan won the match but can’t escape ICC punishment

ICC fines two England players and the entire Pakistan side for two separate incidents that occurred during the Trent Bridge ODI on Monday. In a match that Pakistan won, England bowlers and fielders were off the mark, both professionally and personally.

ICC fines sore losers Roy, Archer

Two England players, opening batsman Jason Roy and pacer Jofra Archer, were fined for separate incidents on the field. One was related to a Catch that could have changed the course of the match, whereas the other was regarding a wide ball, that wasn’t given.

Jason Roy’ disappointing day continues

Jason Roy had a disappointing day in the field where he dropped a crucial catch that would turn the match for Pakistan. The match referee found him guilty for using obscenities after a misfield during the Pakistan innings.

ICC fines off the mark Archer

Fast bowler Jofra Archer also lost 15 percent of his match fee for a separate incident that involved showing “obvious dissent” at an umpire’s call. Both the players have also had one demerit point added to their records.

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Sarfaraz Ahmed fined 20 percent of his match fee for slow over rate

Pakistan XI found themselves short of cash after they were behind the over rate. In an era when Cricket is evolving, players still have to worry about a fine that is old-school and unwanted.

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ICC Fines remaining Pakistani players as well

The world governing body of Cricket fined skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed 20 percent of his match fee, and his teammates 10 percent. After time allowances were taken into consideration, they were ruled to be one over short of their target. Pakistan’s will play their next match against Sri Lanka in Bristol on Friday.

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