NOTTINGHAM: Pakistan Captain Sarfaraz Ahmed has fined 20% of his match fee whilst his teammates has also fined 10% each following a minor over rate breach.
Pakistan Cricket Team Fined
Pakistan has also ruled to be one over short of its target after time allowances has taken into consideration.
All three players admitted the offence and accepted the sanction proposed by match referee Jeff Crowe of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees
He has decided that 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 leveled the charges.
Violation of ICC Code of Conduct
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 match between England and Pakistan at Trent Bridge on Monday.
Jason Roy 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 also 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 also 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 also added to the disciplinary record of Archer.
1. When a player reaches four or more demerit points within a 24-month period, they are converted into suspension points and a player is banned
2. Two suspension points equate to a ban from one Test or two ODIs or two T20Is, whatever comes first for the player
3. Demerit Points to remain on a Player or Player Support Personnel’s disciplinary record for a period of twenty-four (24) months from their imposition following which they will be expunged