Team India got a big blow, after the crushing defeat from South Africa, now ICC has imposed fine.

India had to face a crushing defeat against South Africa at the SuperSport Park in Centurion. India has suffered a lot due to this defeat. Now ICC Has fined India for slow over rate and World Test Championship Two marks have also been deducted. Due to this, the Indian team has slipped from first number to sixth position in this points table. India had to face defeat in this match by an innings and 32 runs. India has been fined 10 percent of its match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against South Africa in the first Test.

Rohit Sharma accepted the fine

ICC match referee Chris Broad found India guilty of bowling two overs less than the target in the stipulated time and imposed this penalty. According to Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Support Staff, players are fined five percent of their match fee for each over that their team fails to bowl in the allotted time. This article deals with minimum over-rate offences. Indian captain Rohit Sharma has accepted both the offense and the fine, so there is no need for a formal hearing.

two points deducted

If there is a slow over rate offense in the matches being played under the ICC World Test Championship, then one point is deducted for every over. Because of this, India has also had to suffer the loss of two points in the World Test Championship. Due to this, India has come down significantly in the points table. Overall, India had to pay a heavy price for this defeat. Now in the new year, India is busy preparing for the second test match.

India reached sixth position in WTC points table

After the Test defeat, India reached fifth position in the points table of the World Test Championship with 16 points in three Test matches and a points percentage of 44.44. But when the ICC deducted two points as penalty, India slipped below Australia to sixth position with 14 points and a points percentage of 38.89. South Africa has reached number one, Pakistan is below it at number two.

Rohit Sharma’s reaction was like this

After the defeat in the match, Rohit Sharma in his reaction admitted that we were not playing well enough to win. He said that after getting the invitation to bat, KL Rahul batted well and gave us a good score but then we could not take advantage of it. The situation with the ball and then today with the bat also did not look the same. If we want to win the Test match, we have to come together collectively and we did not do that.

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