Pakistan fined for slow over rate

Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi celebrates dismissing Sri Lankan cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara during the Group A match in the World Cup Cricket tournament on February 26. Pakistan have been fined for their slow over-rate during the match.

New Delhi: Feb 27, 2011

 

Pakistan have been fined for their slow over-rate during their 11-run win against Sri Lanka in the World Cup in Colombo on Saturday.

 

Match referee Chris Broad imposed the fines after Shahid Afridi’s side were ruled to be one over short of their target at the end of the match when time allowances were taken into consideration.

 

Afridi was fined 20 percent of his match fee while his players received 10 percent fines.

 

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