AUS vs ENG ODIs: After the T20 World Cup defeat, the Australian team is now facing England in the ODI series. Australia has also won the first match of this series. In the first ODI, the England team had set a target of 288 runs to win against Australia. Batting first after losing the toss, England did not have a good start but Dawid Malan played a century of 134 runs to put a strong target in front of Australia. Australia were given a strong start by Travis Head and David Warner and both added 147 runs and in the end the Kangaroo team won the match by 6 wickets. Although a huge fine has been imposed on Australia.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday confirmed that Australia have been fined 40 per cent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate in the first ODI against England. David Boon of the ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees on Thursday ruled Australia two overs short of the target after taking into account the stipulated time.
In a statement, the ICC said: “In accordance with Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to minimum over-rate cases, players are fined 20 per cent of their match fees for each over bowled.” who fails to bowl in the allotted time.” Captain Pat Cummins accepted the proposed sanction, pleading guilty to the matter, so there was no need for a formal hearing.
The charge was laid by on-field umpires Paul Wilson and Paul Reiffel, third umpire Rod Tucker and fourth umpire Sam Nogajski.