England, Sri Lanka fined for slow over rates
Posted on: 09:43 AM IST Sep 30, 2012
Pallekele: Defending champion England and hosts Sri Lanka were fined for slow over rates after their victories in the World Twenty20 Super Eights on Saturday.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a statement that match referee Javagal Srinath found Stuart Broad's team one over short of its target at the end England's six-wicket win over New Zealand.
Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene was also fined for a similar offence after West Indies were defeated by nine wickets.
Broad and Jayawardene were fined 20 percent of their match fee as the captains, while their team-mates were fined half of that.
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