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Along with the suspension from the fourth ODI, England skipper Eoin Morgan was also fined 40 per cent of his match fees. @AFP

England skipper Eoin Morgan on Wednesday was suspended from the fourth ODI against Pakistan after a second minor over-rate offence during the third ODI in Bristol on Tuesday.

Morgan was fined 40 per cent of his match feels while his teammates were fined with 20 per cent of their match fees.

“Richie Richardson of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the suspension on Morgan after England were ruled to be two overs short after time allowances were taken into consideration,” said ICC.

“In accordance with Article 2.22.1 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to minor over-rate offences, players are fined 10 per cent of their match fees for every over their side fails to bowl in the allotted time, with the captain fined double that amount,” added the cricket’s governing body.

The England skipper was previously was found guilty of a minor over-rate offence during the ODI against West Indies in Barbados in February this year.

“As Morgan had previously been found guilty of a minor over-rate offence during the Barbados ODI against the West Indies on 22 February, this offence constituted his second minor over-rate offence within a 12-month period,” said ICC.

Morgan’s teammate Jonny Bairstow, who scored a hundred during England’s six-wicket win over Pakistan in the third ODI, meanwhile, was reprimanded for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct (Level 1). The wicketkeeper-batsman hit the stumps with bat after his dismissal. (ALSO READ: England vs Pakistan, 3rd ODI: Jonny Bairstow credits IPL after match-winning 128)

“Bairstow was found to have breached Article2.2 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “abuse of cricket equipment or clothing, ground equipment or fixtures and fittings during an international match,” said ICC before adding, “In addition to this, one demerit point has been added to the disciplinary record of Bairstow, for whom it was his first offence since the introduction of the revised Code in September 2016.”

“Bairstow admitted the offence and accepted the sanction proposed by Richie Richardson of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees, and as such, there was no need for a formal hearing. On-field umpires Michael Gough and Paul Reiffel, and third umpire Chris Gaffaney laid the charges,” concluded ICC.