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Sri Lanka Fined For Slow Over-Rate vs Australia, Pathum Nissanka Warned

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Sydney: Sri Lanka have been fined 20 per cent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against Australia in the second T20I which also saw batter Pathum Nissanka being reprimanded for “using audible obscenity” during the match here.Also Read - Legends League Cricket Reaches More Than 703 Million Fans Across The Globe

In accordance with Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to minimum over-rate offences, players are fined 20 per cent of their match fees for every over their side fails to bowl in the allotted time. Also Read - Suranga Lakmal Signs Up With Derbyshire, a Day After Announcing International Retirement

Sri Lankan batter Nissanka was given a warning and one demerit point has been added to his disciplinary record after he was found to have breached Article 2.3 of the ICC code, which relates to “use of an audible obscenity during an International Match”.

It was great to get the win, but pretty sloppy overall,
Aaron Finch,
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