England, Sri Lanka fined for slow over rates

Updated: September 30, 2012, 9:43 AM IST
England, Sri Lanka fined for slow over rates

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.

First Published: September 30, 2012, 9:43 AM IST

Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 3925 123
2 South Africa 3050 117
3 Australia 3087 100
4 England 3362 99
5 New Zealand 3114 97
FULL Ranking