has fined both Sri-Lanka and England
for their slow over rates in the Group
B Champions trophy matches yesterday.
It is to be noted that Sri-Lanka played
against New Zealand and England played
against the host South Africans.
In a statement, the International
Cricket Council said that Sri Lanka,
who lost by 38 runs to New Zealand
at the Wanderers, were ruled two overs
short in the allotted time.
They have also announced that the
Sri-Lankan captain Kumara Sangakara
was fined 20 percent of his match
fees while his players were fined
On the other hand England was also
fined for their slow over rate. Skipper
Andrew Strauss was fined 10 percent
of his match fee and the rest of the
team five percent.
Despite their slow over rate England
managed to beat the South Africans
by 22 runs in a crunch match.