Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed was fined 20% of his match fee whilst his teammates were fined 10% each following a minor over rate breach after Pakistan were ruled to be one over short of their target after time allowances were taken into consideration during their ICC World Cup 2019 match at Trent Bridge
Nottingham: England’s Jofra Archer and Jason Roy have each been fined 15% of their match fee for breaching Level One of the ICC Code of Conduct during the ICC World Cup 2019 match between England and Pakistan at Trent Bridge on Monday (June 3). Also, Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed has been fined for a minor over rate offence the same game.
Pakistan defeated England by 14 runs for their first victory in the 10-team tournament. The Asian side posted 348/8 and the hosts were stopped at 334/9 after a fine bowling performance. Joe Root and Jos Buttler’s centuries went in vain.
Jason Roy was found to have breached Article 2.3 ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to using audible obscenities in an international match. In addition to the 15% fine, one demerit point has been added to Roy’s disciplinary record.
The incident occurred during the 14th over of Pakistan’s innings when Roy used an audible obscenity after misfielding which was clearly heard by the umpires.
Archer was found to have breached Article 2.8 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to showing dissent at an umpire’s decision.
The incident occurred in the 27th over of Pakistan’s innings, when Archer showed obvious dissent following a wide delivery. In addition to the 15% fine, one demerit point has been added to the disciplinary record of Archer.
Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed were fined 20% of his match fee whilst his teammates were fined 10% each following a minor over rate breach after Pakistan was ruled to be one over short of their target after time allowances were taken into consideration.
All three players admitted the offence and accepted the sanction proposed by match referee Jeff Crowe of the Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees and, as such, there was no need for a formal hearing.
On-field umpires Marais Erasmus and S Ravi, third umpire Ruchira Palliyaguruge and fourth official Chris Gaffney levelled the charges.
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Last Updated 4, Jun 2019, 1:11 PM