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ICC World T20 2014: South Africa fined for slow over-rate against New Zealand

South Africa had clinched the nail-biting encounter by two runs © Getty Images
South Africa had clinched the nail-biting encounter by two runs © Getty Images

Dhaka: March 25, 2014

South Africa were Tuesday fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014 Group 1 encounter against New Zealand at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong Monday.

Javagal Srinath of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees imposed the fines after Faf du Plessis’ side was ruled to be two overs short of its target when time allowances were taken into consideration.

In accordance with the regulations of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel governing minor over-rate offences, players are fined 10 percent of their match fees for every over their side fails to bowl in the allotted time, with the captain fined double that amount.

As such, du Plessis was fined 40 percent of his match fee, while the rest of the South African team received 20 percent fines.

If du Plessis is found guilty of one more minor over-rate offence in T20Is over the next 12 months, he will receive a one-match suspension as per the provisions of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel.

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